[Snort-devel] Win32 port of snort

Chris Reid chris.reid at ...583...
Mon Nov 29 11:28:05 EST 2004

The Win32 version is compiled with Visual C++, not with cygwin.  No
documentation exists about this, but the Visual Studio project file is
located in src/win32/WIN32-PRJ.  There is also a batch file in the same
directory which can be used to build multiple configurations at once.

Chris Reid

> I've been trying to compile snort 2.3.0RC1 under windows using cygwin.
> Haven't had much luck, and I was wondering if there was any documentation
> on how the windows snort 2.2 binary was compiled? I was also trying to
> use winpcap3.0 as opposed to winpcap2.3, as well as compiling mysql
> support in also, but the mysql stuff would probably just be handled by
> the snort.conf file anyway.
> Anyone have any input on compiling snort on windows? The current error
> I am recieving is about libpcap,  I've tried modifing the configure
> script to look for winpcap headers instead without much luck.
> Thanks!

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