[Snort-users] Weird happenings

Russ Combs rcombs at ...1935...
Mon Apr 19 10:44:52 EDT 2010

This one came up before ... try adding this line to the inline.c includes:

#include <netinet/ether.h>

Snort has to work around a broken include.


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 8:43 AM, <redwookie at ...11827...> wrote:

> I had set-up a Snort box running on RHEL 5.4 and all was good. Now it is a
> few weeks alter, and I am not sure what happened but I went to check the
> Snort and it was not running. When I tried to restart, I go the error:
> "-bash: snort: command not found". Not knowing what could've happened,
> because all the files and configs and what-not are where I expect them to
> be. So I tried to recompile (make distclean, ./configure --enable-sourcefire
> --enable-reload --enable-inline), thinking a recent RHEL update may have
> messed things up, and during the make I get the following:
> inline.c: In function âRejectLayer2â:
> inline.c:591: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type
> make[3]: *** [inline.o] Error 1
> HUH? Any ideas on what's going on here and how do i fix this so I can get
> this back online?
> V/r,
> Erik
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