[Snort-devel] Linking custom dynamic-preprocessor

Steven Sturges steve.sturges at ...402...
Wed Jul 21 13:43:12 EDT 2010

You need to update the Makefile.am in src/dynamic-preprocessor
to include your directory and configure.in to specify that it
should build your Makefile.

On 7/21/2010 12:30 PM, mbahe_suro at ...3099... wrote:
> Hello all, I am developing a kind of dynamic-preprocessor in Snort
> I put the sources in new folder : src/dynamic-preprocessor/ann. 
> Since I'm still unfamiliar with GNU Build System, I don't know what
> makefile should I write or edit. 
> Then, I found this in mailing list archive :
> http://marc.info/?l=snort-devel&m=121016318200608&w=2
> That's almost exactly what I wanted, so I followed the instructions.
> After that, I ran "./configure". It ran smoothly without errors.
> But later I found that there was no Makefile generated in my
> dynamic-preprocessor folder. 
> I thought there was something I had missed. So, I tried running
> "automake".
> Then, I got error :
> error: this file was generated for autoconf 2.61.
> You have another version of autoconf.  If you want to use that,
> you should regenerate the build system entirely.
> FYI: I'm using Mandriva 2010.0 with autoconf 2.65.
> Can anyone here tell me what should I do, so I can compile my
> dynamic-preprocessor with just ./configure && make?
> Should I downgrade my autoconf to 2.61?
> Thanks a lot.
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