[Bro] configure problem

Anton Chuvakin, Ph.D. anton at netForensics.com
Wed Sep 15 15:22:18 PDT 2004

> Yeah, that was my fault, its fixed in 0.9a5 which I think will
> be out real soon now :-) sorry about that.

Have you guys also fixed the 'make install'? It refers to a non-existing 
.cfg.sample file.... (in 0.9a4)

> Cheers,
> jason
> john mcnicholas wrote:
>> Hi.  I'm new to bro and my first attempt to build the app (v0.9) failed - I
>> couldn't get by configure.  I checked the archives and another person had
>> the same error but it appears he solved it on his own and I couldn't tell
>> how.
>> Briefly,  I ran configure and the system can't find input file:
>> "aux/adtrace.Makefile.in".
>> //----------------
>> // ouput summary
>> $ ./configure
>> ...
>> config.status: creating aux/adtrace/Makefile
>> config.status: error: cannot find input file: aux/adtrace/Makefile.in
>> //------
>> I got the same error on 2 different operating systems:   OS/X 10.3.5 and
>> SuSE Linux 9.1.  Please let me know if you need additional information.
>> Thanks in advance for your help.
>> John
>> //---------------------
>> // detailed output
>>> ./configure
>> checking build system type... powerpc-apple-darwin7.5.0
>> checking host system type... powerpc-apple-darwin7.5.0
>> checking target system type... powerpc-apple-darwin7.5.0
>> checking for gcc... gcc
>> checking for C compiler default output... a.out
>> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
>> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
>> checking for suffix of executables... checking for suffix of object 
>> files... o
>> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
>> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
>> checking for OPENSSL_add_all_algorithms_conf in -lcrypto... yes
>> checking for SSL_new in -lssl... yes
>> checking whether OPENSSL_add_all_algorithms_conf is declared... yes
>> checking for OpenSSL >= 0.9.7... yes
>> checking for perl5... no
>> checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl
>> checking if we need to include arpa/nameser_compat.h... yes
>> checking for bison... bison -y
>> checking for g++... g++
>> checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes
>> checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
>> checking for flex... flex
>> checking for yywrap in -lfl... yes
>> checking lex output file root... lex.yy
>> checking whether yytext is a pointer... yes
>> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
>> checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
>> checking for gzip... gzip
>> checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
>> checking for ANSI C header files... yes
>> checking return type of signal handlers... void
>> checking for sigset... no
>> checking for sigaction... yes
>> checking for int32_t using gcc... yes
>> checking for u_int32_t using gcc... yes
>> checking for u_int16_t using gcc... yes
>> checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
>> checking for sys/types.h... yes
>> checking for sys/stat.h... yes
>> checking for stdlib.h... yes
>> checking for string.h... yes
>> checking for memory.h... yes
>> checking for strings.h... yes
>> checking for inttypes.h... yes
>> checking for stdint.h... yes
>> checking for unistd.h... yes
>> checking for memory.h... (cached) yes
>> checking for netinet/ip6.h... yes
>> checking for socklen_t... yes
>> checking if syslog returns int... no
>> checking if we should declare socket and friends... no
>> checking for gethostbyname... yes
>> checking for socket... yes
>> checking for putmsg in -lstr... no
>> checking for local pcap library... not found
>> checking for pcap_open_live in -lpcap... yes
>> checking for pcap_freecode in -lpcap... yes
>> checking for pcap headers... checking if pcap_compile_nopcap needs error
>> parameter... not needed
>> checking for bpf_set_bufsize... no
>> checking for working memcmp... yes
>> checking for strftime... yes
>> checking for strerror... yes
>> checking for strsep... yes
>> checking for mallinfo... no
>> checking for ns_initparse in -lresolv... no
>> checking for ns_initparse in resolver... yes
>> checking for pcap_version in libpcap... yes
>> checking for tgetnum in -ltermcap... yes
>> checking readline/readline.h usability... no
>> checking readline/readline.h presence... no
>> checking for readline/readline.h... no
>> checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... yes
>> checking for ns_msg... yes
>> checking for res_mkquery... yes
>> checking for union semun... yes
>> checking for struct sembuf... yes
>> configure: creating ./config.status
>> config.status: creating Makefile
>> config.status: creating src/Makefile
>> config.status: creating aux/cf-1.1/Makefile
>> config.status: creating doc/Makefile
>> config.status: creating doc/ref-manual/Makefile
>> config.status: creating doc/quick-start/Makefile
>> config.status: creating doc/user-manual/Makefile
>> config.status: creating aux/adtrace/Makefile
>> config.status: error: cannot find input file: aux/adtrace/Makefile.in
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Anton Chuvakin, Ph.D., GCIA, GCIH
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