[Snort-users] Installing Snort on a Red Hat 8 or 9

Alberto García Gómez alberto at ...12058...
Fri Jul 2 06:37:21 EDT 2004

Check This

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

this happen when I make a configure of snort

and now check this

# rpm -qa | grep libcap

I have installed(By system default) this ver of libcap, but snort is asking me by a lower ver of it, and my question is How I can use my installed version instead the lower that snort need?

Even when I use the param --with-libpcap-includes or --with-libpcap-libraries and I give it the path of the libraries the error persist
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Nick Oliver 
  To: Alberto García Gómez ; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net 
  Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 4:21 AM
  Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Installing Snort on a Red Hat 8 or 9

  Hash: SHA1

  If you would like a good, basic document from which to install Snort
  on a RH9 or Fedora Core 1 box, go to www.ntsug.com and download
  Patrick Harper's paper.  There are several versions there, one should
  fit your needs.  It is a paper that will require you to reload your
  machine, but will provide the correct information necessary to
  successfully install both RH9 and Snort.
  - ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Alberto García Gómez 
  To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net 
  Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 1:24 PM
  Subject: [Snort-users] Installing Snort on a Red Hat 8 or 9

  I'm trying to install the lastest version of snort on a red hat 8 and
  a red hat 9, and it's asking by libcap 0.6 but red hat 8 and 9
  install 1.0 by default, what I can do??

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