[Bro-Dev] Shipping CAF with Broker?

Johanna Amann johanna at icir.org
Tue Feb 13 09:04:09 PST 2018

On 13 Feb 2018, at 8:36, Seth Hall wrote:

> On 13 Feb 2018, at 11:31, Robin Sommer wrote:
>> We could even go a step further and compile CAF statically into
>> libbroker, so that in the end from a user's perspective all they deal
>> with is Broker: if they link against it, they get everything they
>> need.
>> Would that make sense?
> I think we're quite a ways off from CAF being generally packaged with
> most operating systems (especially having the correct version to work
> with broker).  I think that including it with broker and building 
> libcaf
> into libbroker statically makes sense too.  I've been concerned about
> the difficulty of building Bro from source too.

I agree - while I see the argument of not packaging external stuff, I 
think we should make an exception here.


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