Fwd: Re: [Snort-users] compiling snort on OS X

Ami rashumon at ...1396...
Thu Apr 5 10:02:59 EDT 2001


 
mmm i do seem to have libpcap and tcpdump
(precompiled
as standard on OS X)
its in :
/usr/lib/libpcap.A.dylib
/usr/lib/libpcap.dylib
  
is that enough ? or should i still worry about it ?
 
thanks
 
 
> 
> --- ___cliff rayman___ <cliff at ...1366...> wrote: >
> i'm
> not a snort expert and i've never seen mac osx
> > 10,
> > so, i probably shouldn't answer this.
> > 
> > that said - my guess is that you do not have
> libpcap
> > installed on your system and that is why pcap.h
> and
> > other files are missing.
> > 
> > i think the source u need is here:
> > http://www.tcpdump.org/
> > 
> > hth,
> > 
> > --
> > ___cliff
> > rayman___cliff at ...1367...://www.genwax.com/
> > Ami wrote:
> > 
> > > im trying to compile snort 1.7 on Mac OS X 1.0
> > > ( with all the dev tools installed)
> > > but make seems to fail .... attached is the full
> > > results.
> > > \have tried this with other host types that
> usualy
> > > work but no luck......
> > > any clue about this, anyone ?
> > > has anyone done this successfully before ?
> > > ----snip---
> > > [localhost:/Applications/UNIX/snort-1.7] root#
> su
> > > [localhost:/Applications/UNIX/snort-1.7] root#
> > make
> > > cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.     -g -O2 -Wall 
> > -c
> > > snort.c
> > > snort.h:31: header file 'pcap.h' not found
> > > snort.h:58: header file 'pcap-namedb.h' not
> found
> > > decode.h:30: header file 'pcap.h' not found
> > > decode.h:46: header file 'pcap-namedb.h' not
> found
> > > spo_log_tcpdump.h:35: undefined type, found
> > > `pcap_dumper_t'
> > > snort.h:218: undefined type, found `pcap_t'
> > > snort.h:223: undefined type, found
> `pcap_dumper_t'
> > > snort.c:1278: illegal function call, found
> > > `ProcessPacket'
> > > snort.c:1278: illegal expression, found `)'
> > > snort.c:1282: illegal expression, found `else'
> > > snort.c:1287: illegal function prototype, found
> > `3'
> > > snort.c:1287: illegal function definition, found
> > `)'
> > > cpp-precomp: warning: errors during smart
> > > preprocessing, retrying in basic mode
> > > make: *** [snort.o] Error 1
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > 
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