[Snort-devel] autoconf

Martin Roesch roesch at ...48...
Tue Dec 5 17:15:03 EST 2000


Oh, ok...  sorry about that, I kinda wondered why you were asking.  I
figured that you were smart enough to figure it out! :)

Autoconf/automake are in the port tree of OpenBSD, so it's a pretty easy
installation.  Check out /usr/ports/devel for the progs.

   -Marty

Joe McAlerney wrote:
> 
> I'm sorry, I should have been more clear.  What you said works for the
> Linux boxes I have used, but unless my copy of OpenBSD 2.6 is different
> for some reason, autoconf does not come installed on the system.  I just
> wanted to know if I would have to document that "OpenBSD users will have
> to download autoconf, or <insert some other way to generate the
> configure file here>."
> 
> I was assuming that this was an issue that may have came up in the past
> with people who had to modify the configure.in file, but if it is indeed
> restricted to the machine I am testing on, then that is fine.
> 
> Thanks again for the help,
> 
> -Joe M.
> 
> --
> +--                            --+
> | Joe McAlerney, Silicon Defense |
> | http://www.silicondefense.com/ |
> +--                            --+
> 
> Martin Roesch wrote:
> >
> > Hi Joe,
> >      First you mod the configure.in file, then run automake, then run
> > autoconf.  Once you've done that, do a 'make distclean' and then './configure;
> > make' and you should be all set.  Check out the autoconf/automake tutorials
> > at:
> >
> > http://www.amath.washington.edu/~lf/tutorials/autoconf/
> >
> >    -Marty
> >
> > Joe McAlerney wrote:
> > >
> > > This is off topic, but slightly related.  Does anyone know how to create
> > > a new configure file from a configure.in file on OpenBSD?  Our IDMEF XML
> > > plugin requires code to be added to configure.in.  I include
> > > instructions on how to do this with the plugin, but I'm not sure how to
> > > regenerate the configure file on OpenBSD (*BSD?).
> > >
> > > Any help would be appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > >
> > > -Joe M.
> > > --
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> > > | Joe McAlerney, Silicon Defense |
> > > | http://www.silicondefense.com/ |
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> > Martin Roesch
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