[Snort-users] Snort 2.9.0.1 & OpenBSD 4.8 build problems

JJC cummingsj at ...11827...
Thu Nov 4 18:12:46 EDT 2010


quickest way for you is to add this to the snort ./configure options

--disable-static-daq

then when you start snort, add this:

--daq-dir=/usr/local/lib/daq/

and voila

JJC

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Ross Lawrie <ross at ...15039...> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I was hoping someone might be able to offer some advice.  I'm
> encountered problems installing Snort 2.9.0.1 on OpenBSD 4.8.  I have
> installed an updated libpcap (1.1.1), libdnet (1.12) and DAQ (0.3)
> without any obvious problems.  DAQ seems to install its libraries
> correctly:
>
> ls -al /usr/local/lib/libdaq*
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  40382 Nov  4 14:26 libdaq.a
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    926 Nov  4 14:26 libdaq.la
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  37400 Nov  4 14:26 libdaq.so.0.1
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  41460 Nov  4 14:26 libdaq_static.a
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    907 Nov  4 14:26 libdaq_static.la
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  61164 Nov  4 14:27 libdaq_static_modules.a
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    931 Nov  4 14:27 libdaq_static_modules.la
>
> I'm able to run daq-modules-config and confirm that it is in my path:
>
> daq-modules-config --static --libs
> -L/usr/local/lib -ldaq_static_modules
>
> ldconfig sees the libdaq library:
>
> ldconfig -Rv /usr/local/lib 2>&1 | grep daq
> Adding /usr/local/lib/libdaq.so.0.1
>
> However when I try to configure Snort I receive this error:
>
> ...
> checking for pcap_datalink in -lpcap... yes
> checking for pcap_lex_destroy... no
> checking for pcap_lib_version... yes
> checking pcre.h usability... yes
> checking pcre.h presence... yes
> checking for pcre.h... yes
> checking for pcre_compile in -lpcre... yes
> checking for libpcre version 6.0 or greater... yes
> checking dnet.h usability... yes
> checking dnet.h presence... yes
> checking for dnet.h... yes
> checking for eth_set in -ldnet... yes
> checking for dlsym in -ldl... no
> checking for dlsym in -lc... yes
> checking for daq_load_modules in -ldaq_static... no
>
>   ERROR!  daq_static library not found, go get it from
>   http://www.snort.org/.
>
> The configure string I'm using for Snort is:
>
> ./configure \
> --sysconfdir=/etc/snort \
> --with-daq-includes=/usr/local/include \
> --with-daq-libraries=/usr/local/lib \
> --with-libpcap-includes=/usr/local/include \
> --with-libpcap-libraries=/usr/local/lib \
> --with-dnet-includes=/usr/local/include \
> --with-dnet-libraries=/usr/local/lib
>
> I've seen some suggestion that building DAQ without the ipfw module
> could help, but I still encounter the same issue.
>
> Appreciate any suggestions,
>
> Ross.
>
>
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