I noticed a strange behavior: my bro 2.5.3 running on Linux for about 15
days suddenly "forgot" my settings for
When the change happened, the rotated files piled up, because the
post-processing script was not started. Also the filenames did no
longer contain the time zone. (I use Log::default_rotation_date_format =
%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S%Z to avoid file name collisions when switching
to/from daylight-saving time).
A quick look at the code was not enough to understand the way rotation
works. I can spend more time, if nobody comes up with an explanation. I
can only assume, that some internal error in bro resets the values
without an error showing up (or the error was lost in bro's tmux
Restarting bro helped for now.
Thanks for any ideas.