[Snort-users] Phil Wood Libpcap Installation Problems

Gentoo-Wally gentoowally at ...11827...
Thu Feb 1 09:26:10 EST 2007


sorry missed the reply all button.

I'll give this a try and let you know what happens.

Wally

On 2/1/07, Jason <security at ...5028...> wrote:
> My thought is that headers and libs didn't match up. The prefix was to
> provide a unique path that I presume would eliminate that as an issue.
>
> EG: try --prefix=/usr/local/pcap/custom
>
> Gentoo-Wally wrote:
> > It finds the headers correctly. it is the lib's that are causing the
> > problem. I have tried with /usr as the --prefix and the same thing
> > happens if there are symlinks to the shared libs.
> >
> > Wally
> >
> > On 1/31/07, Jason <security at ...5028...> wrote:
> >> Shot in the dark.
> >>
> >> ls /usr/local/include ??
> >>
> >> try building and installing the desired pcap with a --prefix and
> >> pointing there for the snort build.
> >>
> >>
> >> Gentoo-Wally wrote:
> >> >
> >> >    ERROR!  Libpcap library/headers not found, go get it from
> >> >    http://www.tcpdump.org
> >> >    or use the --with-libpcap-* options, if you have it installed
> >> >    in unusual place
> >> >
> >>
> >
>




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