[Snort-users] Help with installing on RH4 R2

Alex Butcher, ISC/ISYS Alex.Butcher at ...11254...
Thu Feb 23 03:44:07 EST 2006

--On 22 February 2006 11:20 -0700 Eric Langheinrich <snort at ...13709...> 

[difficulty building snort with --with-mysql, due to configure not finding 
MySQL client library]

> Got it to work, had to set LDFLAGS=-L/usr/lib64/mysql and then everything
> worked perfectly!

Snort ought to use `mysql_config --libs` in order to find the link flags 
for MySQL. The library path changes according to whether it's being built 
for 64 -bit Linux distros or not.

Best Regards,
Alex Butcher: Security & Integrity, Personal Computer Systems Group
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