[Snort-devel] Fw: snort install

Jim Forster jforster at ...363...
Thu Jun 7 10:19:07 EDT 2001


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wouter van Gils" <wouter at ...457...>
To: <jforster at ...363...>
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 7:25 AM
Subject: snort install 


> Hi,
> 
> I've got a remark about the install of snort, and guessing from the
> website this is the correct e-mail adres for doin that.
> I downloaded the source file, unzipped it and ran the configure script.
> All went fine but when I tried the make this occurred:
> 
> enter:~/snort-1.7# make
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I. -I/usr/include/pcap    -g -O2 -Wall  -c
> snort.c
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> snort.h:31: pcap.h: No such file or directory
> snort.h:32: net/bpf.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> 
> 
> Telling from the Makefile it is looking for pcap stuff in
> /usr/include/pcap. From what I can see, this dir does not exist and
> doens't have to exist. I've got libpcap isntalled (latest version) so
> that shouldn't be it.
> So I downloaden the ftp://ftp.ee.lbl.gov/libpcap.tar.Z and unzipped the
> files into /usr/include/pcap and the make was succesfull. 
> 
> I'm using Debian 2.4.5 unstable.
> 
> 
> grt Wouter
> 
> 
> 
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