[Snort-users] This is a new one

Will Metcalf william.metcalf at ...11827...
Tue Jul 31 09:16:55 EDT 2007


Yeah, you can also re-run ./autojunk.sh  from  source and try again.  You
will need the tools included in that script though.

Regards,

Will

On 7/31/07, Atkins, Dwane P <ATKINSD at ...9240...> wrote:
>
>  Thanks, Joel.  I will do that and start over.
>
>
> Dwane
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Joel Esler [mailto:joel.esler at ...1935...]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 31, 2007 8:01 AM
> *To:* Atkins, Dwane P
> *Cc:* Atkins, Dwane P; Will Metcalf; Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Snort-users] This is a new one
>
>
>
> If you are trying to compile from a tarball,  and you haven't moved the
> files around,  just delete the expanded directory that the tarball made when
> you expanded it.
>
>
>
> You can also descend into the directory before you delete it and type
> 'make uninstall'  which will remove any files it may have moved into the bin
> directories,  etc.
>
> --
>
> Joel Esler
>
> Sent from the road.
>
>
> On Jul 31, 2007, at 7:45 AM, "Atkins, Dwane P" <ATKINSD at ...9240...>
> wrote:
>
>  Do you think I should start with a fresh system?  Is there a way to do a
> complete uninstall of the snort application?  I do not want to remove base
> and mysql, just clean up the snort install since I have run it from two
> separate directories.
>
>
>
> Thanks to all,
>
>
> Dwane
>
>
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>
> *From:* snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:
> snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] *On Behalf Of *Atkins, Dwane P
> *Sent:* Monday, July 30, 2007 4:10 PM
> *To:* Will Metcalf
> *Cc:* <Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Snort-users] This is a new one
>
>
>
> Yes on the checking and no on the –DENABLE_MYSQL.
>
>
>
> Do I do a ./configure –with-mysql –enable-dynamic-plugins, make and then a
> make distclean?
>
>
> Dwane
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Will Metcalf [mailto:william.metcalf at ...11827...]
> *Sent:* Friday, July 27, 2007 7:28 PM
> *To:* Atkins, Dwane P
> *Cc:* Matt Jonkman; <Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Snort-users] This is a new one
>
>
>
> yeah it just cleans it if you have already built snort.  Do you see the
> following when you run ./configure --with-mysql in the
> snort-snortsam-2.6.1.5 directory?
>
> checking for mysql... yes
> checking for compress in -lz... yes
>
> and
>
> -DENABLE_MYSQL
>
> when you run make?
>
> On 7/27/07, *Atkins, Dwane P* < <ATKINSD at ...9240...>ATKINSD at ...9240...>
> wrote:
>
> I just tried that in both directories and received this error:
>
>
>
> make: *** No rule to make target `distclean'.  Stop.
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> Dwane
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Will Metcalf [mailto: <william.metcalf at ...11827...>
> william.metcalf at ...11827...]
> *Sent:* Friday, July 27, 2007 6:46 PM
> *To:* Atkins, Dwane P
> *Cc:* Matt Jonkman; <Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>
>
> *Subject:* Re: [Snort-users] This is a new one
>
>
>
> make distclean && ./configure --with-mysql
>
> On 7/27/07, *Atkins, Dwane P* < <ATKINSD at ...9240...>ATKINSD at ...9240...>
> wrote:
>
> I did recompile and still go the same message.  I download the tarball
> that Will sent out and then I did a ./configure, make and make install.
> I then noticed the error and did a ./configure --with-mysql
> --enable-dynamicplugins, make and make install and still received the
> same error.
>
> Any ideas will be helpful.
>
> Thanks
>
> Dwane
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Jonkman [mailto: <jonkman at ...14019...>
> jonkman at ...14019...]
> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 5:58 PM
> To: Will Metcalf
> Cc: Atkins, Dwane P; <Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] This is a new one
>
> Looks like you need to compile with --with-mysql.
>
> Will Metcalf wrote:
> > What exactly did you download?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Will
> >
> >
> > On 7/27/07, *Atkins, Dwane P* < <ATKINSD at ...9240...>ATKINSD at ...9240...
> > <mailto: <ATKINSD at ...9240...>ATKINSD at ...9240...>> wrote:
> >
> >     Jul 27 11:29:52 Wilbur snort[3024]: FATAL ERROR: If this build of
> >     snort was obtained as a binary distribution (e.g., rpm, or
> Windows),
> >     then check for alternate builds that contains the necessary
> 'mysql'
> >     support.  If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run
> >     the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch. For
> >     non-standard installations of a database, the '--with-mysql=DIR'
> >     syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of the DB
> >     install.  See the database documentation for cursory details
> >     (doc/README.database). and the URL to the most recent database
> >     plugin documentation.
> >
> >
> >
> >     I recently installed the latest snortsam patches and I have a
> >     feeling that the new patch installs snort.  I am trying to find
> out
> >     how to get around this.  Maybe someone can help.
> >
> >
> >
> >     Dwane
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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