[Bro-Dev] Organizing plugins (Re: [JIRA] (BIT-1222) topic/robin/reader-writer-plugins)

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Wed Aug 6 12:17:50 PDT 2014

On Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 12:33 -0400, you wrote:

> I don't like that stuff might not automatically build.  Would it be
> possible to have the plugins add stuff to bro's configure output?  So
> that plugins that are available and able to find their dependencies
> automatically build?

Hmmm ... Not sure I like that. To me these separately maintained
plugins are optional things that shouldn't be pulled in automatically.
Would you say they should also install automatically? What about those
that don't even have external dependencies? Would they always be

Also, if we integrated them into the central configure, we'd probably
also need to provide their options, like --with-dataseries=/path/to/ds ...


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