[Zeek] error message "&optional is not valid for global variables"

Jon Siwek jsiwek at corelight.com
Fri Oct 11 19:07:57 PDT 2019

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 2:21 PM Seth Grover <sethdgrover at gmail.com> wrote:

> https://github.com/idaholab/Malcolm/tree/master/moloch/zeek
> These worked fine in 2.6.4, but in 3.0.0 running zeek fails with something like this:
> /opt/zeek/share/zeek/site/./extractor_params.zeek, line 936: &optional is not valid for global variables (&optional, &redef, &default=dat, &optional)

Looks like a bug/regression, thanks for reporting it.  I've proposed a
patch that would eventually make it into a 3.0.1 release:


- Jon

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