[Snort-users] compiling snort on OS X

Ami rashumon at ...1396...
Sun Apr 8 06:18:33 EDT 2001


YES !!
configured libpcap without any problems and 
then just changed the makefile to
point to it.
snort compiled without a problem  :-)
thanks for all your help



--- Frank Reid <fcreid at ...691...> wrote: > Did you
ever get things working properly, Ami?
> 
> Frank
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On
> Behalf Of Ami
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 19:39
> To: Frank Reid
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: Re: [Snort-users] compiling snort on OS
> X
> 
> 
> k, thanks for the advice , :-) i got and compiled 
> libpcap from tcpdump.org ( the latest version)
> without any problems and now i have all those
> header files that were missing 
> but im not sure on how to change the makefile path
> for
> snort makefile and configure to find these....
> what parameters do i need to change so that 
> make will find the new libs ?
> thanks
> -Ami
> 
> --- Frank Reid <fcreid at ...691...> wrote: > I
> believe you'll also need to grab the development
> > package that contains the
> > header files to include during compile.
> > 
> > Frank
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
> > [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On
> > Behalf Of Ami
> > Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 10:03
> > To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: Fwd: Re: [Snort-users] compiling snort on
> > OS X
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 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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