[Snort-users] snort installation

twig les twigles at ...131...
Tue Jan 14 09:48:08 EST 2003


I've also had this problem when the compiler wasn't in
my PATH.  Find out where gcc is and then type "echo
$PATH" and see if the OS knows how to find it.


--- "Brian J. Smith-Sweeney"
<bsweeney at ...7988...> wrote:
> Are you running the configure as root?  Some
> security scripts out there
> (notably Bastille) will disable execute priveledges
> for anyone who's not
> root.  Try re-running the configure as the root
> user.  
> 
> If that fails, try writing and compiling a simple
> "Hello world"
> c-program, to verify whether or not your compiler
> can do anything.  I
> believe someone else mentioned the possiblity of
> your compiler being
> broken  or installed without the necessary
> libraries.
> 
> -Brian
> On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 02:30, Anthony Banez wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've been try to install snort 1.8 and redhat 7.3
> and I get this error
> > message during snort compilation,
> > 
> > # ./configure --with-mysql
> > 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... gcc
> > checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works...
> no
> > configure: error: installation or configuration
> problem: C compiler cannot
> > create executables.
> > 
> > anybody knows how to solve this problem?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Anthony
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >
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