[Bro-Dev] [JIRA] (BIT-1198) Input framework's READER_ASCII can't handle DOS files

Jon Siwek (JIRA) jira at bro-tracker.atlassian.net
Tue Mar 17 11:25:01 PDT 2015

     [ https://bro-tracker.atlassian.net/browse/BIT-1198?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel ]

Jon Siwek updated BIT-1198:
    Fix Version/s: 2.5

> Input framework's READER_ASCII can't handle DOS files
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: BIT-1198
>                 URL: https://bro-tracker.atlassian.net/browse/BIT-1198
>             Project: Bro Issue Tracker
>          Issue Type: Problem
>          Components: Bro
>    Affects Versions: git/master
>            Reporter: grigorescu
>            Priority: Low
>             Fix For: 2.5
>         Attachments: test.intel
> DOS files use CR+LF for newlines, while Linux uses only LF. I've heard of a number of cases where people generate files designed to be read with the input framework on Windows (e.g. exporting from Excel). It'd be nice if we could support that.
> Trying to load the attached sample file results in:
> {code}
> error: test.intel/Input::READER_ASCII: Did not find requested field meta.source in input data file test.intel.
> error: test.intel/Input::READER_ASCII: Init: cannot open test.intel; headers are incorrect
> error: test.intel/Input::READER_ASCII: Init failed
> error: test.intel/Input::READER_ASCII: terminating thread
> {code}

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