[Bro-Dev] patterns and &&/|| vs. &/| operators

Vern Paxson vern at corelight.com
Thu Jun 21 11:34:45 PDT 2018

> The meaning of "p1 & p2" would be "yields a pattern that matches both
> p1 and p2" versus the meaning of "p1 && p2" currently being "yields a
> pattern that matches a p1 followed by a p2" ?

No, p1 & p2 would be the new way to express p1 && p2.

> I'd generally say that deprecating (emit a warning message pointing to
> each usage) for a time period is a more cautious approach.

Easy 'nuf, though I'd be amazed if anyone is using p1 && p2 given it's
not documented and not intuitive!


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