[Snort-users] Solaris Compile Problems

Jay Smith jester at ...667...
Thu Oct 19 13:57:24 EDT 2000


Fyodor,

	Thanks for the help.  After I posted to the list I went back and
looked at libpcap.  I noticed that it was also looking for bison that was
not installed on the Solaris box.  I compiled and installed bison and then
recompiled libpcap, and everything went swimmingly.  Thanks for the help.

Jay Smith



On Thu, 19 Oct 2000, Fyodor wrote:

> 
> We have seen this problem before and the reason is that libpcap in this case requires  lex linbrary to be linked. I am not completely sure  why at attimes it doesn't get linked there when you build libpcap (IMHO normally it should) and I will try to think of a solution to detect this problem from configure. The easiest way for you for the moment would be to either 'make LDFLAGS=-llex' (or '-lflex if you have installed) or edit Makefile and modify LDFLAGS to have -lflex  library there.
> 
> Let us know if it helps :)
> 
> Fyodor
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