Problem compiling bro 0.4 on RedHat Linux 5.2

Vern Paxson vern at
Wed Dec 30 00:26:22 PST 1998

> I've installed bro (version 0.5a) on linux and on solaris machines
> Here follows some feedback about problems I've encountered.
> 1) the files doc/* are not installed in /usr/local/directory when using
> "make install"
> 2) directory /usr/local/bro should first be created before using "make
> install" (otherwise he copy all files to the file /usr/local/bro)
> 3)  on Solaris 2.5.1, yacc doesn't want to compile parse.y
> A workaround was to install bison.

If you want to contribute patches for these (or at lesat for 1 & 2),
that would be great.  I don't ever formally install bro myself, so
don't have occasion to use or debug these steps.


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