[Snort-users] Snort 1.7 OpenBSD 2.8 and MySQL

Brian Caswell bmc at ...312...
Fri Apr 6 14:53:41 EDT 2001

Chad Gough wrote:
> This my be more of a MySql config issue, but I'm sure someone here
> has seen this.
> If I install MySQL, then compile Snort, everything works fine...
> However, when I reboot the machine, and try to run snort again, I get
> and error (below).  If I reinstall MySQL, everything will work fine
> (until I reboot)!!  What am I losing when I reboot the box??  Does
> OpenBSD have an /etc/ld.so.conf file similiar to Linux??  If so I
> can't find it.
> Thanks in advance,
> Chad
> Error:
> /usr/libexec/ld.so: snort: libmysqlclient.so.10.0: No such file or directory

You should have installed MySQL via ports and followed the instructions.

Add /usr/local/lib/mysql/ to the shlib_dirs in /etc/rc.conf


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