Hey Seth,

Having this type of functionality would be awesome!  It would "unlock" bro to the point where we would only be limited by our imaginations with what we could make bro do.

I know you mentioned that the current stuff is broken on github, but I gave it a try anyways (I modified the command in exec-test.bro to the date command):

$ bro -r test.pcap exec-test.bro
entering the async whatever
yay!
{
[/tmp/bro-exec-4N1gxc3hF32] = [Thu Feb 21 2013]
}
bro: bro-2.1/src/Trigger.cc:227: bool Trigger::Eval(): Assertion `frame->GetCall()' failed.
Aborted

So close, and yet so far.

I'm assuming that this is the bug that you mentioned Bro 2.2 will fix.  When is Bro 2.2 expected to be released?

-Chris


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Seth Hall <seth@icir.org> wrote:

On Feb 19, 2013, at 10:11 AM, Seth Hall <seth@icir.org> wrote:

> I thought I should mention that I did some more updates to make this work better and the current commit that is in my github repository is broken.  We're going to be fixing a bug in Bro and likely including this functionality in Bro 2.2.


I just got a question asking about getting a working version.  You can checkout a commit after you clone the repository that does work like this..

        git checkout edf424

  .Seth

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