[Snort-users] Snort missing C99 patch
Terry.John at ...16850...
Fri Nov 21 12:30:01 EST 2014
It looks like I've fixed this. I got some hints from http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.ids.snort.general/45314.
rm daq.h daq_api.h daq_common.h sfbpf.h sfbpf_dlt.h
Then './configure' and 'make' for snort worked ok
From: Terry John [mailto:Terry.John at ...16850...]
Sent: 21 November 2014 16:17
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort missing C99 patch
I'm trying to update an existing 22.214.171.124 version of snort on Centos 6.5. I was disappointed to see that Snort no longer provides RPM's for Centos 6 so I rpmbuilt my own from the src.rpm files.
That daq built ok but the snort still insisted on looking for the old libdnet v 1.11 so I decided to compile from source using snort-126.96.36.199.tar.gz .
I did a yum update on the daq and that seems ok. But when I did a ./configure -enable-sourcefire as suggested in the setup guide (https://www.snort.org/documents/4) I got the error:
checking for daq_dp_add_dc... yes
checking for struct _DAQ_DP_key_t.sa.src_ip4... no
ERROR! daq library missing C99 patch, upgrade to >=2.0.4, go get it from
>From a clean install on a virtualbox using the same daq rpm snort compiles fine. Could t be a problem that the daq RPM can't do a clean update on an existing system?
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