[Bro] Error configuring Bro

Matt Cuttler mcuttler at bnl.gov
Thu Nov 6 16:59:02 PST 2008

../configure --enable-shippedpcap (other options) might work out for you.

What OS / platform? This may not be necessary..

Matt Cuttler

Quoting Sirisha from 11/6/08 7:24 PM

> Hi
> While running the './configure' command in 'work' directory I get the
> following error.
> any ideas about what might be causing the error?
> 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... no
> checking for pcap_open_live in -lpcap... no
> configure: error: see the INSTALL doc for more info
> Thanks,sirisha.

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