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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Hi,</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>I loaded snort2.0.2 on a Linux 9 platform running mysql.
Snort starts with this error:</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Starting Intrusion Database System: SNORT</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>/usr/local/bin/snort: error while loading shared libraries:
libmysqlclient.so.12: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>however libmysqlclient.so.12 is located in /usr/local/mysql/lib
–rwxr-xr-x root root 159113 Oct 7 (date of server build)</span></font></p>

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font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>mysql was compiled as ./configure –prefix=/usr/local/mysql</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>snort was compiles as ./configure –with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql</span></font></p>

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font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>What can I do to fix this?</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Thanks, Paul</span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:blue;font-weight:bold'>Paul F
Grimm</span></font></b></p>

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:blue;font-weight:bold'>MPG
- Wireless Verification Program</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoAutoSig><b><font size=2 color=teal face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:teal;font-weight:bold'>Office: 
(503) 712-8102</span></font></b></p>

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  style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:teal;font-weight:bold'>Mobile</span></font></b><b><font
size=2 color=teal face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;
color:teal;font-weight:bold'>: (916) 439-0810</span></font></b></p>

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