[Snort-users] installing problems

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...381...
Fri Nov 17 18:35:14 EST 2000


On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Thomas Winkler wrote:
> lists at ...809... wrote:
> > 
> > you must make libpcap with the --install-incl option
> 
> i did install libpcap running the following steps:
> 
> ./configure --without-bison or only ./configure (doesn't matter)
> mmake
> make install
> make install-incl
> 
> make always tells my that a shell script called lex is missing.
> i don't know what i am missing or where i can get it from.
> 

lex is a lexical analyzer and it isn't a script 
it's an old school unix utility...

The functionality of the lexx/yacc pair
is sometimes filled in by the flex and bison open source clones
on some systems..

You need flex. On redhat systems look for the flex rpm and install it.

cheers,
--dr



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