RV: [Snort-users] installation problem

Erek Adams erek at ...577...
Wed Sep 26 07:44:04 EDT 2001


On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Macedo, Marlon  - (Per) wrote:

> Erek,
> It`s still not working.
> i send you output from:
>
> 1)	./configure --with-openssl=/usr/local/ssl
> 2)	make
> 3)    truss -o testing make
>
> I would like to know the best settings for CFLAGS and LDFLAGS in Makefile.
>
> Thanks a lot
> Marlon M.
>
> # ./configure --with-openssl=/usr/local/ssl
> loading cache ./config.cache

You forgot to do a make clean before retrying this.

> # make
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.   -DBSD_COMP -I/usr/local/ssl/include
> -DENABLE_SSL  -g -O2 -Wall -c snort.c
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> 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:65:25: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.h:82,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:30:18: pcap.h: Error 0
> In file included from snort.h:82,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:46:25: pcap-namedb.h: Error 0
> In file included from snort.h:82,
>                  from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:766: field `pkth' has incomplete type
> decode.h:779: confused by earlier errors, bailing out
> *** Error code 1
> make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `snort.o'

This is where it can't find libpcap.  This could be caused from not installing
it or from not doing a 'make clean' before recompiling.

[...snip...]

I think the make clean then another ./configure --with-openssl=/usr/local/ssl
will get you going.

Good Luck!

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Erek Adams
Nifty-Type-Guy
TheAdamsFamily.Net





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