[Snort-users] MySQL problems

Andrew R. Baker andrewb at ...950...
Wed Jul 17 14:31:02 EDT 2002

Brandon Harms wrote:
> OK, I started from scratch. I installed RedHat Linux 7.2 and am following
> the snort installation instructions located at
> http://www.snort.org/docs/snort-rh7-mysql.pdf . I install MySQL and snort
> and test it out as it says to do, but now it says
> "Starting Snort: /usr/local/bin/snort: error while loading shared libraries:
> libmysqlclient.so.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> directory"
> Yet it is there in /usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql/.
> Any Ideas?

You probably need to add that directory to the ld.so.conf and rerun 
ldconfig to add it to the search path.


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