[Bro-Dev] bro-pkg support for centralized package structures?

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Thu Oct 27 07:28:42 PDT 2016

On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 10:29 -0400, you wrote:

> I don't think we should change the design of the package manager based
> on that use case.

I concur. While I can see the point that was brought up, I don't think
it will be much of an issue for most users. I think we even discussed
this alternative structure early on during the design phase. The
assumption of one package per repository simplifies the package
manager significantly, which to me justifies the trade-off here. I
could see reconsidering this as we gain more experience with use cases
and generally how people end up using the package manager, but for now
I don't see a need change anything. I doubt that the current model is
what would prevent people from creating packages.


Robin Sommer * ICSI/LBNL * robin at icir.org * www.icir.org/robin

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