[Snort-users] installing problems

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Fri Nov 17 11:28:52 EST 2000

you must make libpcap with the --install-incl option

i think install-incl is correct, you can read through the config files and
file the exact verbage.  i don't have a box handy or i would.


On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Thomas Winkler wrote:

> hello,
> i am new to this list, so please apologize if you answered this question
> before. i am trying to install snort 1.6.3 on a SuSE 7.0 system with
> libpcap 0.5 and flex 2.5.4. i installed libpcap (with includes) and
> flex, but i am not getting snort compiled.
> the configure script runs without problems.
> make gives the following errors
> /usr/local/lib/libpcap.a(gencode.o): In function `pcap_compile':
> gencode.o(.text+0x25f): undefined reference to `lex_init'
> /usr/local/lib/libpcap.a(gencode.o): In function `pcap_compile_nocap':
> gencode.o(.text+0x392): undefined reference to `lex_init'
> /usr/local/lib/libpcap.a(grammar.o): In function `yyparse':
> grammar.o(.text+0x95): undefined reference to `yylex'
> grammar.o(.text+0xadb): undefined reference to `yylex'
> i guess i am doing something wrong installing libpcap. am i missing
> something?
> thank you for you help
> thomas winkler
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