[Snort-devel] Writing Preprocessor For Snort

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Thu Nov 7 12:41:07 EST 2013


Did you configure with --enable-build-dynamic-examples ?


On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Amtul Saboor <saboor.amtul at ...2499...>wrote:

> Hello
>
> I am Information Security student and I am working on Snort. Want to make
> my own dynamic preprocessor.
>
> I am facing the following error.
>
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/local/snort/src/dynamic-examples/include/sf_dynamic_preproc_lib.c', needed by
> `sf_dynamic_preproc_lib.c'.  Stop.
>
>
> That error has been addressed in this link :
>
> http://seclists.org/snort/2013/q1/161
>
> *But I unable to understand it.*
>
> Please explain what the person meant by the following sentence (i emailed him but he is not responding):
>
> "
>
> Well, changed the directory in build.sh to the one containing the required .c files----fixed the previous erro.
> Then a libtool error occured, searched and found an answer by Russ---fixed..."
>
>
>
> That will be a great help. If you knw what more I should be doing for
> correct installation please guide me about it. I am quite worried about it.
>
>
> Regards
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 2:13 PM, Amtul Saboor <saboor.amtul at ...2499...>wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *Hello*
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *I am a computer sciences student and new to Snort. I am trying to create
>> a preprocessor for snort with following guidelines:
>> http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/snort-ai/index.php?title=Snort_Preprocessors_Kickstart
>> <http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/snort-ai/index.php?title=Snort_Preprocessors_Kickstart>
>> *
>>
>>
>> *But the code gives following errors:*
>>
>> *Unable to find "plugbase.h" No such file or directory*
>>
>>
>> *Unable to find "decode.h" No such file or directory *
>>
>> *One more thing, in which IDE should I compile the code? in linux, is it
>> okey to compile the code using GCC command? Is it compatible with Snort?
>> Sorry for my questions but i need to ask them anyways. *
>>
>>
>>
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>> *Has anyone tried this before? Let me know. Any help will be
>> appreciated.Thanks n regards*
>>
>
>
>
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