[Bro-Dev] #837: broctl load order incorrect

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Tue Jul 3 14:00:14 PDT 2012

#837: broctl load order incorrect
  Reporter:  seth        |      Owner:  dnthayer
      Type:  Problem     |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Normal      |  Milestone:  Bro2.1
 Component:  BroControl  |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:              |   Keywords:

Comment (by robin):

 On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 18:15 -0000, you wrote:

 >  zoneid      (Cluster::nodes)
 >  ipv6comm    (Communication::listen_ipv6)
 >  timemachinehost  (Cluster::nodes)
 >  timemachineport  (Cluster::nodes)
 >  mailto      (Notice::mail_dest)
 >  sendmail    (Notice::sendmail)
 >  mailsubjectprefix    (Notice::mail_subject_prefix)
 >  logrotationinterval  (Log::default_rotation_interval)
 >  logdir (changes Cluster::log_dir, but this is commented-out with a TODO
 >  comment)

 Hmm ... There are some I'm reluctant to remove from BroControl, like
 mailto and mailsubjectprefix (and logdir, though I'm not sure why Bro
 needs to know about that).

 How about instead (1) allowing people to override them manually, but
 (2) giving a warning, like in "check", if they configure seomthing
 else than BroControl would set (with an option to suppress such


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