[Snort-devel] Re:

Martin Roesch roesch at ...402...
Tue Mar 25 19:40:08 EST 2003


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What version of automake/autoconf do you have on your system?

      -Marty

On Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at 11:05  AM, Neil Dickey wrote:

> I posted this to the Snort user's list, but have not gotten a response
> there.  Because it involves a failure in the 'configure' file, it may
> qualify as a bug even though I am unable to reach the compilation step.
>
> I apologize if this has been dealt with recently, but I searched the
> list traffic back to last September, and didn't find the problem
> addressed.  I've checked the documentation and looked at the innards
> of the script, but had no success.  I even downloaded a fresh copy
> and tried again, but still no joy.
>
> The 'configure' script for Snort1.9.1 fails with the output:
>
>   ./configure: test: argument expected
>
> The full record of the 'configure' run is appended below my signature.
>
> Here is my invocation of 'configure':
>
>   ./configure --enable-flexresp \
>               --with-libnet-libraries=/usr/lib \
>               --with-libnet-includes=/usr/include \
>               --with-libpcap-libraries=/usr/local/lib \
>               --with-libpcap-includes=/usr/local/include
>
> The libraries and includes are in fact in these locations except
> that the libnet includes are in a subdirectory of /usr/include, as
> /usr/include/libnet .  My reading of the documentation indicates
> that my path above is correct and that the script will supply the
> further subdirectory.  In any event, I have tried both ways and the
> problem occurs with and without the complete path to the libnet
> includes.
>
> Platform particulars:
>
>   Sun-Sparc, Solaris 2.7
>   libnet 1.0.2a
>   libpcap 0.7.2
>   gcc 2.95.2  ( Not really relevant; never got there ... )
>
> It is my understanding that the most recent release of libnet, 1.1.0,
> won't work with Snort.
>
> I would be most grateful for any help anyone could offer.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Neil Dickey, Ph.D.
> Research Associate/Sysop
> Geology Department
> Northern Illinois University
> DeKalb, Illinois
> 60115
>
> =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
> Configure script output
> =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
>
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking for a BSD compatible install... ./install-sh -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
> checking for working aclocal... missing
> checking for working autoconf... missing
> checking for working automake... missing
> checking for working autoheader... missing
> checking for working makeinfo... missing
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... yes
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) is a cross-compiler... no
> checking whether we are using GNU C... yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
> checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
> checking for ranlib... ranlib
> checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc -g -O2 ) works... yes
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc -g -O2 ) is a cross-compiler... no
> checking whether we are using GNU C... (cached) yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... (cached) yes
> checking host system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.7
> checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... yes
> checking for sparc alignment... yes
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
> checking for strings.h... yes
> checking for string.h... yes
> checking for stdlib.h... yes
> checking for unistd.h... yes
> checking for sys/sockio.h... yes
> checking for paths.h... no
> checking for inet_ntoa in -lnsl... yes
> checking for socket in -lsocket... yes
> checking whether printf must be declared... no
> checking whether fprintf must be declared... no
> checking whether syslog must be declared... no
> checking whether puts must be declared... no
> checking whether fputs must be declared... no
> checking whether fputc must be declared... no
> checking whether fopen must be declared... no
> checking whether fclose must be declared... no
> checking whether fwrite must be declared... no
> checking whether fflush must be declared... no
> checking whether getopt must be declared... no
> checking whether bzero must be declared... no
> checking whether bcopy must be declared... no
> checking whether memset must be declared... no
> checking whether strtol must be declared... no
> checking whether strcasecmp must be declared... no
> checking whether strncasecmp must be declared... no
> checking whether strerror must be declared... no
> checking whether perror must be declared... no
> checking whether socket must be declared... no
> checking whether sendto must be declared... no
> checking whether vsnprintf must be declared... no
> checking whether snprintf must be declared... no
> checking whether strtoul must be declared... no
> checking for snprintf... yes
> checking for strlcpy... no
> checking for strlcat... no
> checking for strerror... yes
> checking for floor in -lm... yes
> checking for pcap_datalink in -lpcap... yes
> ./configure: test: argument expected
>
> =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
>
>
- -- 
Martin Roesch - Founder/CTO Sourcefire Inc. - (410) 290-1616
Sourcefire: Enterprise-class Intrusion detection built on Snort
roesch at ...402... - http://www.sourcefire.com
Snort: Open Source Network IDS - http://www.snort.org

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