[Snort-devel] Compilation error when disabling performance profiling (Snort (UNCLASSIFIED)

Ed Borgoyn (eborgoyn) eborgoyn at ...3461...
Mon Jan 25 12:11:34 EST 2016

Hi Scott,

  Thanks for bringing this to our attention.  I see my error and will file
a Œbug¹ to have this resolved.  Until a patch is available, performance
profiling needs to be enabled for the build to succeed.

    Ed Borgoyn
    Cisco Snort Development Team

On 1/25/16, 11:44 AM, "Knick, Scott E CTR (US)"
<scott.e.knick.ctr at ...3464...> wrote:

>When trying to build the version of Snort, I'm getting a
>compilation error when I attempt to disable performance profiling; when I
>remove that option from the configure script invocation, the build goes
>fine. Note that I was building Snort previously with the
>configure options shown below.
>Here is the relevant compilation error:
>In file included from sf_dynamic_plugins.c:97:
>../../src/preprocessors/perf_indicators.h:76: error: expected ')' before
>'*' token
>make[4]: *** [sf_dynamic_plugins.o] Error 1
>My configure looks like the following (minus some --with-* options for
>path configuration):
>./configure --enable-gre --disable-ppm --disable-ppm-test
>Scott Knick

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