[Bro-Dev] #895: Use of &redef attribute at inappropriate times

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Fri Oct 12 08:29:20 PDT 2012

#895: Use of &redef attribute at inappropriate times
  Reporter:  seth     |      Owner:
      Type:  Problem  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Normal   |  Milestone:  Bro2.2
 Component:  Bro      |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:           |   Keywords:

Comment (by seth):

 > Why is an error preferred over a no-op?  If `redef` can be used to add
 > modify values of?) attributes, then the above is just redundant.

 I guess it's sort of a wash.  When I filed the ticket I was a little
 worried about unintended side effects being caused by it.  Do you suppose
 that's a possibility?  I guess if it's not a concern then we can just
 close this ticket.

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.bro-ids.org/bro/ticket/895#comment:1>
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