[Snort-users] What are the current default enabled build options?

Bryan Arenal b.arenal at ...11827...
Thu Feb 5 22:04:57 EST 2015


Great, thanks, Russ!

Cheers

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Russ Combs (rucombs) <rucombs at ...589...> wrote:
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Bryan Arenal [b.arenal at ...11827...]
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2015 4:51 PM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] What are the current default enabled build   options?
>
> Sorry for following up on my own post but I was just looking at the
> output of ''./configure --help" and was noticing that there are some
> options with "--enable-X" or "--disable-Y".  If an option is listed
> with "--disable-Y", does that mean that it's enabled by default?  And
> the opposite be true where things with "--enable-X" are disabled by
> default?
>
> * Exactly.
>
> Thanks!
>
> On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 1:59 PM, Bryan Arenal <b.arenal at ...11827...> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there any documentation on what the current default enabled build
>> options are for snort?  I just opened up the 2.9.7.0 source and did a
>> './configure' and looked in the config.log and see this (in CentOS 7):
>>
>> Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man
>> --infodir=/usr/share/info
>> --with-bugurl=http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla --enable-bootstrap
>> --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --enable-checking=release
>> --with-system-zlib --enable-__cxa_atexit
>> --disable-libunwind-exceptions --enable-gnu-unique-object
>> --enable-linker-build-id --with-linker-hash-style=gnu
>> --enable-languages=c,c++,objc,obj-c++,java,fortran,ada,go,lto
>> --enable-plugin --enable-initfini-array --disable-libgcj
>> --with-isl=/builddir/build/BUILD/gcc-4.8.2-20140120/obj-x86_64-redhat-linux/isl-install
>> --with-cloog=/builddir/build/BUILD/gcc-4.8.2-20140120/obj-x86_64-redhat-linux/cloog-install
>> --enable-gnu-indirect-function --with-tune=generic
>> --with-arch_32=x86-64 --build=x86_64-redhat-linux
>>
>> I remember building it before and using --enable-sourcefire but I
>> don't see that being enabled as a default or even in the official
>> snort src.rpm.  Those being:
>>
>> SNORT_BASE_CONFIG="--prefix=%{_prefix} \
>>                    --bindir=%{_sbindir} \
>>                    --sysconfdir=%{_sysconfdir}/snort \
>>                    --with-libpcap-includes=%{_includedir} \
>>                    --enable-targetbased \
>>                    --enable-control-socket"
>>
>> I'm also curious what options most people choose to enable.  I'd think
>> --enable-sourcefire would be a minimum.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Bryan
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