[Snort-users] Problems compiling barnyard

Sean Perry sean.perry at ...10058...
Wed Sep 17 10:01:11 EDT 2003

zottmann at ...8178... wrote:

> Hi! 
> We have installed mysql from source in our system, in /usr/local/mysql. 
> We try to run ./configure in barnyard´s source directory but it always 
> complains something about not finding some mysql components. 
> When we specify all the options 
> "--enable-mysql --with-mysql-includes=/usr/local/mysql/include/mysql 
> --with-mysql-libraries=/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql" 
> it gives the following error: 
> "ERROR: unable to find mysqlclient library checked in the following places 
> /usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql" 
> As a test, we compiled Snort with support to mysql, in the same box, and it 
> worked fine.... 
> What may be wrong? 

Thanks, I forgot to file a bug on this (not sure where but it needs one).

In MySQL 4 and up the proper function to test for is mysql_real_connect. 
  The barnyard configure script checks for mysql_connect.

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