[Snort-users] Snort on Mac OS X 10.2.8: Which version of Snort can I use?

Ian Masters ian at ...12163...
Mon Dec 22 03:17:53 EST 2008

Nerijus, Keith, Joel

Thanks for the replies and helpful information

> Read the INSTALL file till the end. It has some tips for building
> snort under OS X.

Thanks. I've now done that. I tried adding the extra commands:
glibtoolize --force
aclocal -I m4
automake --add-missing --copy

but the decode.h error still appears.

> $ export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.5  -(change 10.5 to your OS version)

That didn't make any difference either.

> 10.2.8?  You can't upgrade beyond that?  That's not even supported by
> Apple anymore, afaik.  I know we support 10.4 and 10.5 with Snort.

Unfortunately upgrading is unlikely. If it's impossible to run snort on OSX 10.2.8, that's OK. I just need to know so that I can
think about other options.

If anyone from the ML or Sourcefire can confirm that, it would be very

Thanks people for the help. Much appreciated.


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