[Snort-devel] Compiling Snort w/ MSVC

Peter Silberman peterjsilberman at ...398...
Mon Sep 29 14:24:08 EDT 2003


I m getting an error I have never seen before, when I
try to compile snort using Microsoft Visual Studio
6.0, I get this error:
erforming Custom Build Step on "..\WIN32-Code\name.mc"
MC: may only specify one message file to compile.
MC: may only specify one message file to compile.
MC: may only specify one message file to compile.
Microsoft (R) Message Compiler  Version 1.00.5239
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corp 1992-1995. All rights
reserved.
usage: MC [-?vcdwso] [-m maxmsglen] [-h dirspec] [-e
extension] [-r dirspec] [-x dbgFileSpec] [-u] [-U]
filename.mc
       -? - displays this message
       -v - gives verbose output.
       -c - sets the Customer bit in all the message
Ids.
       -d - FACILTY and SEVERITY values in header file
in decimal.
            Sets message values in header to decimal
initially.
       -w - warns if message text contains non-OS/2
compatible inserts.
       -s - insert symbolic name as first line of each
message.
       -o - generate OLE2 header file (use HRESULT
definition instead of
            status code definition)
       -m maxmsglen - generate a warning if the size
of any message exceeds
                      maxmsglen characters.
       -h pathspec - gives the path of where to create
the C include file
                     Default is .\
       -e extension - Specify the extension for the
header file.
                      From 1 - 3 chars.
       -r pathspec - gives the path of where to create
the RC include file
                     and the binary message resource
files it includes.
                     Default is .\
       -x pathspec - gives the path of where to create
the .dbg C include
                        file that maps message Ids to
their symbolic name.
       -u - input file is Unicode.
       -U - messages in .BIN file should be Unicode.
       filename.mc - gives the names of a message text
file
                     to compile.
       Generated files have the Archive bit cleared.
Error executing c:\winnt\system32\cmd.exe.

snort.exe - 1 error(s), 1 warning(s)

Any ideas on how to fix it?
Thanks



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