[Snort-users] Re: snort and aix

shawn . moyer shawn at ...1184...
Mon May 7 17:54:24 EDT 2001


Problem is, the sourceforge tarball hasn't been update since 5/01, i.e.
snort-daily isn't.



--shawn


Steven Vallarian wrote:
> 
> Fyodor,
> 
> I tested the compile with the nightly build from
> http://snort.sourceforge.net/snort-daily.tar.gz
> 
> on a 4.3.3 ML 8 AIX system. Latest libpcap, etc....same error.
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------
> xxx.csa1.com:/home/stevenv/snort->make all
>         gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.   -I/usr/local/include -DENABLE_SSL
> -g -O2 -Wall -c snort.c
> In file included from snort.h:79,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> log.h:30: warning: `LOG_AUTHPRIV' redefined
> /usr/include/sys/syslog.h:141: warning: this is the location of the previous
> definition
> snort.c: In function `GetIfrMTU':
> snort.c:1736: storage size of `ifr' isn't known
> snort.c:1742: warning: comparison between pointer and integer
> snort.c:1772: sizeof applied to an incomplete type
> snort.c:1736: warning: unused variable `ifr'
> make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.
> 
> Stop.
> xxx.csa1.com:/home/stevenv/snort->
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ---------------
> 
> Thanks,
> Steven V.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fyodor [mailto:fygrave at ...121...]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2001 1:18 PM
> To: shawn . moyer; Steven Vallarian
> Subject: Re: snort and aix
> 
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 03:58:52PM -0500, shawn . moyer wrote:
> > Fyodor wrote:
> > >
> > > Sorry I was speaking on Blackhat the whole last week (HongKong and
> Singapore) and just got back.. will be looking at it quickly..
> > > what AIX versions are you guys testing the stuff on again? :)
> >
> > AIX 4.3.3, latest libpcap, snort from CVS.
> >
> > Here's the error(s) we were getting again:
> >
> >
> > --- snip, snip ---
> >
> > $ make
> >         gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.     -g -O2 -Wall -c snort.c
> > snort.c: In function `GetIfrMTU':
> > snort.c:1731: storage size of `ifr' isn't known
> > snort.c:1762: sizeof applied to an incomplete type
> > snort.c:1731: warning: unused variable `ifr'
> > snort.c: In function `SetUidGid':
> > snort.c:2590: warning: implicit declaration of function `initgroups'
> > make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.
> >
> 
> initgroups doesn't seem to be defined anywhere on aix so we'd have to live
> with the warning I guess (or define it ourselves), but I fixed ifr problem
> now, so I guess snort should build on aix fine. (at least it builds on my
> AIX 3.4 box :)
> 
> As usual testing would be appreciated mucho (I just commited fixes to CVS
> :))


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