[Bro-Dev] tests and libmagic (Re: Updating testing/external)

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Fri Sep 9 07:58:22 PDT 2011

On Sep 9, 2011, at 10:49 AM, Robin Sommer wrote:

> Not sure how to deal with that for test baselines. I'm thinking to
> preprocess logs to just have a boolean flag indicating whether there
> is a mime type at all before diffing but otherwise make the
> comparision oblivious to the actual value.
> Better ideas?

Jon handled this in several places are there some he missed?  Which tests are you having trouble with?

Part of the general file analysis work will be completely not relying on libmagic for file type identification anymore, it's way too annoying.


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
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