[Bro-Dev] topic/seth/metrics-merge crash

Siwek, Jonathan Luke jsiwek at illinois.edu
Mon Nov 26 10:11:20 PST 2012

On Nov 20, 2012, at 10:21 AM, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:

> I'm seeing Bro actually crash for the scripts.base.frameworks.metrics.cluster-intermediate-update test and I'm having a hard time figuring out why it's crashing.  Would someone mind taking a look at that soon?

See if the patch below makes sense.  Also not sure if that index_requests table is missing some initialization somewhere.

diff --git a/scripts/base/frameworks/metrics/cluster.bro b/scripts/base/frameworks/metrics/cluster.bro
index 9650b80..d23b9cd 100644
--- a/scripts/base/frameworks/metrics/cluster.bro
+++ b/scripts/base/frameworks/metrics/cluster.bro
@@ -190,7 +190,12 @@ event Metrics::cluster_index_response(uid: string, id: string, filter_name: stri
    #print fmt("%0.6f MANAGER: receiving index data from %s - %s=%s", network_time(), get_event_peer()$descr, index2str(index), val);

-   local merged_val = merge_result_vals(index_requests[uid, id, filter_name, index], val);
+   local merged_val: ResultVal;
+   if ( [uid, id, filter_name, index] in index_requests )
+       merged_val = merge_result_vals(index_requests[uid, id, filter_name, index], val);
+   else
+       merged_val = val;
    index_requests[uid, id, filter_name, index] = merged_val;
    local ir = index_requests[uid, id, filter_name, index];

And as an optimization, maybe that "local ir" isn't needed since that index was just assigned in the line above?


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