[Bro] Compiling error on Ubuntu Linux

Jason Lee (DSD staff) jrlee at lbl.gov
Thu Nov 3 14:07:56 PST 2005


 If you could check in your config.log and
see what the cause of this error is, that would
be great. Usually this can be tracked back to
a problem with your LD_LIBRARYPATH or your
installed glibc.


(PS, are you running this on a 64 bit machine?)

Vidar Evenrud Seeberg wrote:
> Hello!
> Bro seems like a splendid IDS (after reading Paxson's '99 paper and
> Sommers '03 paper, READMEs etc.). Now I am trying to install it .
> However, when trying to compile Bro 1.0 and also (0.9a11) on my Ubuntu
> Breezy Linux box I get the error message
> "checking size of long long... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof
> (long long), 77 "
> This happens both when i run ./configure and ./configure --disable-localpcap
> I am going to do some work using Bro in my Master's Thesis so I hope I
> can make it work.
> Best regards
> Vidar E. Seeberg,
> MSc student Information Security
> Gjøvik University College, Norway
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