[Bro] bro size

Johanna Amann johanna at icir.org
Tue Oct 25 10:56:32 PDT 2016

If for some reason it really is a concern, you also can just call strip 
on the binary. This brings the binary size down to ~6MB for me.


On 25 Oct 2016, at 10:28, Hosom, Stephen M wrote:

> I wouldn’t recommend changing many of the options in configure 
> unless you truly know what you’re doing. Why is it that you need Bro 
> to be smaller?
> From: bro-bounces at bro.org [mailto:bro-bounces at bro.org] On Behalf Of Dk 
> Jack
> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2016 8:43 PM
> To: bro at bro.org
> Subject: [Bro] bro size
> Hi,
> When I compile bro, the bro binary comes out to about 120Mb. Are there 
> any options I can use to reduce by eliminating some of the features I 
> don't need? the configure script doesn't seem to have many options. 
> Thanks.
> Dk.
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