[Bro-Dev] pattern values and "||"/"&&" operators

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Thu Apr 26 14:38:39 PDT 2018

> > 	p1 || p2	returns a pattern that matches either p1 or p2
> ... Though having the 
> functionality of the former available in some form would be kind of 
> nice-I have a few scripts where I would have used that.

Oh I left out that that's in fact supported:

	print /foo/ | /bar/ in "hello Barbara";

prints "T" :-).  As does

	print (/foo/ || /bar/) in "hello Barbara";

(parens now required), which is the one we'd be getting rid of.


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