[Snort-users] Help with installing on RH4 R2
dirk at ...10648...
Wed Feb 22 00:59:00 EST 2006
> Hi, I'm trying to install Snort on RH ES4 R2 with the base RPMs from the CDs
> following the directions provided by Patrick Harper.
> Everything runs great through the ./configure --with-mysql
> When I run make, I am getting the following error:
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lmysqlclient
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [snort] Error 1
> Has anyone run into this before? Any suggestions?
the problem is obviously, you either have not installed the
libmysqlclient library or you have installed it at a location
where the linker can not find it.
You can use the LDFLAGS envrionment variable with configure
to point to the correct location, e.g.:
LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql ./configure --with-mysql
If it is a dynamic library you should also try to add the
search path to the executable.
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