[Snort-users] Snort.

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...381...
Tue Jun 12 21:04:36 EDT 2001


You need to install the libpcap include files.

Go to your libpcap sources (or get a new set from tcpdump.org)
and use:

make install-incl

cheers,
--dr

On Wednesday 13 June 2001 06:12, Leandro Asnaghi-Nicastro wrote:
> Gentle Snorting users ;-)
>
> I found the Snort page, courtesy of a friend, and tried to install it.  I
> followed the directions as per instructions, but unfortunately I seem
> to be stuck.
>
> The error I get is this:
>
> root at ...2253...:/home/leandro/snort-1.7# make check
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I. -I/usr/include/pcap    -g -O2 -Wall
> -c snort.c
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> snort.h:31: pcap.h: No such file or directory
> snort.h:32: net/bpf.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> snort.h:58: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.h:74,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:30: pcap.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.h:74,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:46: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
> make: *** [snort.o] Error 1
> root at ...2253...:/home/leandro/snort-1.7#
>
> I'm running this on a 486DX-4 with 24 MB of RAM.   The distro is
> Slackware 2.2.16.  This machine is my firewall for my humble home
> network.  I installed Libcap and Libnet, but alas, I must still be doing
> something wrong.
>
> Can someone kick me in the right direction?
>
> I should mention that I did read the FAQ but I can't seem to find an
> entry referring to the error.  I'm sorry, it's probably right in my face,
> but being a newbie, I'm still somewhat confused.
>
> Thank you again.
> leandro
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