[Bro-Dev] Move 3rdparty into a separate submodule

Bernhard Amann bernhard at ICSI.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Aug 15 11:26:53 PDT 2013

Just wanted to check if really none has an opinion on this besides me :)


On Jul 31, 2013, at 4:25 PM, Bernhard Amann <bernhard at ICSI.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just wanted to ask what you think about moving the 3rdparty stuff under src (which at
> the moment only contains sqlite) into a separate git submodule?
> That way we keep the 3rdparty sources and their change history out of Bro history. SQLite 
> alone already has more than 140k lines - and I kind of suspect that we might other 3rdparty 
> sources in the future.
> The disadvantage of this approach is, that the bro git repository does no longer contain
> all source-files necessary to compile bro. On the other hand - stuff like cmake already is
> in submodules - so even though the bro git contains all source files at the moment, you
> still cannot compile it without checking out the submodules.
> Bernhard

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