[Snort-users] Install errors ??

Peter Branch pete at ...3326...
Tue Sep 4 11:56:02 EDT 2001


Your missing a complier...

checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no

Go to the link below...


You'll need this RPM, along with all of its dependencies...


At 02:30 PM 9/4/2001, you wrote:
>Hello ppl,
>Iam new to IDS ... well security in general, but it has been an
>insatiable curiosity I have been working towards for quite some time.  I
>find the process of security a worthwhile challenge. Please be
>patient....I have  general  knowledge of security and Iam in search for
>the details and there are a lot of details I need for a better
>understading. I read a lot yet there is so much, that it is practically
>impossible to keep up and still have some kind of life. Your input for
>my better understanding of the details will be gratefully appreciated.
>I have downloaded the latest realease and made an attempt at compiling
>to no avail....here is the messages I received after running the
>./configure command :
>[root at ...3329... snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]# ./configure
>loading cache ./config.cache
>checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
>checking whether build environment is sane... yes
>checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
>checking for working aclocal... missing
>checking for working autoconf... missing
>checking for working automake... missing
>checking for working autoheader... missing
>checking for working makeinfo... missing
>checking for gcc... no
>checking for cc... no
>configure: error: no acceptable cc found in $PATH
>Being that I am also relatively new to linux (RH 7.1 high end beginner
>level) I am not making out what in actuality it is that Iam missing
>.... would someone be so kind as to point out or point me in the
>direction to where I can find the information  it is that I need in
>order to make this installation a successful one. Again, your input to
>my quest for the details will be gratefully appreciated.
>Tim -- Mia/Fla
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