[Snort-devel] Writing Preprocessor For Snort

Gregory W. MacPherson greg at ...3449...
Wed Nov 6 12:40:07 EST 2013


You obviously are not a frequent computer programmer, since you do not 
recognize a simple compile error generated by Make.

Read the man page (or the O'Reilly book) on Make to understand what Make 
is trying to do.

G

On or about 2013.11.06 09:34:07 -0800, Amtul Saboor (saboor.amtul at ...2499...) said:

> 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. *
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > *Has anyone tried this before? Let me know. Any help will be
> > appreciated.Thanks n regards*
> >
> 
> 
> 
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> 
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