[Snort-users] libpcap not found by configure

James Schnack acrux14 at ...125...
Wed May 28 08:43:12 EDT 2003

That was done already... anyways, I re-checked and repeated it just in case, 
but with no luck.  :-(

Any other ideas...?

I still end up with:

checking for pcap_datalink in -lpcap... no

   ERROR!  Libpcap library/headers not found, go get it from
   or use the --with-libpcap-* options, if you have it installed
   in unusual place

when configuring.

Maybe somebody could tell me what are the files I should end up with after 
installing (compiling) libpcap ? Because I don't have any file with a name 
including pcap_datalink... (should I ?)

I do have /usr/local/lib/libpcap.a, /usr/local/include/pcap.h and 
/usr/local/include/pcap-namedb.h. But I'm starting to think this may not be 

All ideas appreciated!



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>From: Christopher.Downs at ...9270...
>To: "James Schnack" <acrux14 at ...125...>
>Subject: Re: [Snort-users] libpcap not found by configure
>Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 14:41:39 -0500
>make shure you have the correct lib $PATH's in /etc/ld.so.conf and do:
>/sbin/ldconfig then rerun configure.

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