[Snort-users] snort doesn't start

Jeremy Hewlett jh at ...1935...
Thu Oct 14 11:40:33 EDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 08, sup wrote:
>    ./snort start
>    Starting Intrusion Database System: SNORT
>    /usr/local/bin/snort:    error   while   loading   shared   libraries:
>    libmysqlclient.so.12:  cannot open shared object file: No such file or
>    directory
>    and then use find #find / -name libmysqlclinet.so.12
>    i can find this file /ids/mysql/lib/mysql/libmysqlclient.so.12
>    i don't know how to resolve this question ,help me ,thanks

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/ids/mysql/lib/mysql/"

You can also add it to /etc/ld.so.conf and run ldconfig (assuming
linux here).

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