[Snort-devel] snort 3 error in config

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Mon Jul 7 09:45:45 EDT 2008


What do you get when you execute `flex -V`?

If flex is in your PATH you should see something like

"flex version 2.5.4".

If you are still having problems, please send your config.log.

Russ

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 23:07 -0700, mehdi gholami wrote:
> Tanx,
> I think installing/removing  Snort family tools at many times make
> that error? Also I installed flex perfect by yum, but my snortSP does
> n ./config ?
> 
> can anybody helps me?
> 
> 
> --- On Sat, 7/5/08, Earl <esammons at ...2799...> wrote:
>         From: Earl <esammons at ...2799...>
>         Subject: Re: [Snort-devel] snort 3 error in config
>         To: snort-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
>         Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008, 9:50 AM
>         
>         Not seeing this on my CentOS (5.2/current) box.  Builds fine but 
>         untested.
>         
>         $rpm -q flex
>         flex-2.5.4a-41.fc6
>         
>         Earl
>         
>         
>         On Sat, 05 Jul 2008 00:19:27 -0400 mehdi gholami 
>         <mehdy_gholami at ...398...> wrote:
>         >Hi all,
>         >I hav run and installed snort many times til now, but
>          I can not 
>         >config snortSP 3 since it has released.
>         >Also please note I intsall all requeirments in my CentOS 5, my 
>         >error rsume is below:
>         >
>         >snortsp-3.0.0.b]# ./configure
>         >............
>         >............
>         >checking for pcap_datalink in -lpcap... yes
>         >checking for luaL_newstate in -llua... yes
>         >checking for capable lex... insufficient
>         >configure: error: Your operating system's lex is insufficient to 
>         >compile
>         >        libsbpf.  flex is a lex replacement that has many 
>         >advantages,
>         >        including being able to compile libsbpf.  For more
>         >        information, see 
>         >http://www.gnu.org/software/flex/flex.html .
>         >
>         >
>         >Please note I have installed flex manually or by yum tool, but it 
>         >does not work? I remmember that I had this error before when I 
>         >wanted to installed snort-inline, that time I installed flex by 
>         >yum tool
>          and continue my job.
>         >?
>         
>         
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