[Bro] Problem in compiling Bro on an Ubuntu 7.10 system (probably something with lpcap)

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Sun Jan 27 11:21:00 PST 2008

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 10:51 +0200, you wrote:

> Please check it to see if you can discover the problem..

It doesn't find the library:

    configure:8312: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c -lpcap   >&5
    /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpcap

While I can't help with the Ubuntu installation, you could try to
configure with "--enable-shippedpcap". That links against a libpcap
shipped with Bro.


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