[Snort-users] install problem

Gordon Ewasiuk gewasiuk at ...3392...
Wed Sep 12 11:28:03 EDT 2001


On Today, Sheahan, Paul (PCLN-NW) wrote:
>I run make and get:
>
<snip>

>snort.h:31:18: pcap.h: No such file or directory
>snort.h:32:21: net/bpf.h: No such file or directory
>In file included from snort.c:45:
>snort.h:69:25: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
>In file included from snort.h:194,
>                 from snort.c:45:
>decode.h:30:18: pcap.h: No such file or directory
>In file included from snort.h:194,
>                 from snort.c:45:
>decode.h:48:25: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
>make: *** [snort.o] Error 1

Perhaps you don't have libpcap installed?  Can't speak about RH and Snort
(I run Snort on Solaris), but I'd wager that libpcap needs to be installed
to do packet captures.

-Gordon

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