[Bro] Error in ./configure process in fresh Bro 2.1 GIT with requirements in order ( I think)

Roger Larsen roger.larsen at hig.no
Thu Jan 24 15:50:23 PST 2013

Dear Bro Forum and developers,


I'm running a physical server with FreeBSD. Here is my output from command
"uname -a":

FreeBSD bigbro 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243826: Tue Dec  4
06:55:39 UTC 2012


I cloned Bro today from GIT repository : git://git.bro-ids.org/bro.git
<http://git.bro-ids.org/bro.git>  (twice, same results)


I have the following software installed (from pkg_info command) :

autoconf-2.69       Automatically configure source code on many Un*x

autoconf-wrapper-20101119 Wrapper script for GNU autoconf

automake-1.12.6     GNU Standards-compliant Makefile generator

automake-wrapper-20101119 Wrapper script for GNU automake

bash-4.2.42         The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell

bison-2.5.1,1       A parser generator from FSF, (mostly) compatible with

ca_root_nss-3.14.1  The root certificate bundle from the Mozilla Project

cmake-2.8.9         A cross-platform Makefile generator

cmake-modules-2.8.9 Modules and Templates for CMake

curl-7.24.0_1       Non-interactive tool to get files from FTP, GOPHER,

cvsps-2.1_1         Create patchset information from CVS

db41-4.1.25_4       The Berkeley DB package, revision 4.1

expat-2.0.1_2       XML 1.0 parser written in C

flex-2.5.37         Fast lexical analyzer generator

gettext-    GNU gettext package

git-         Distributed source code management tool

gmake-3.82_1        GNU version of 'make' utility

help2man-1.40.13    Automatically generating simple manual pages from
program o

libbind-6.0_1       Standard C resolver library

libiconv-1.14       A character set conversion library

libpcap-1.3.0       Ubiquitous network traffic capture library

libtool-2.4.2       Generic shared library support script

libzip-0.10.1       C library for reading, creating, and modifying ZIP

m4-1.4.16_1,1       GNU m4

makedepend-1.0.3,1  A dependency generator for makefiles

openssl-1.0.1_4     SSL and crypto library

p5-Error-0.17019    Perl module to provide Error/exception support for perl:

p5-File-LibMagic-0.96 Nice wrapper for libmagic

p5-IO-Socket-IP-0.18 A drop-in replacement for IO::Socket::INET supporting

p5-IO-Socket-SSL-1.81 Perl5 interface to SSL sockets

p5-Locale-gettext-1.05_3 Message handling functions

p5-Net-SMTP-SSL-1.01_1 An SMTP client supporting SSL

p5-Net-SSLeay-1.52  Perl5 interface to SSL

p5-Socket-2.007     Networking constants and support functions

pcre-8.32           Perl Compatible Regular Expressions library

perl-5.14.2_2       Practical Extraction and Report Language

pkgconf-0.8.9       Utility to help to configure compiler and linker flags

portupgrade-,2 FreeBSD ports/packages administration and management
tool s

python27-2.7.3_6    An interpreted object-oriented programming language

ruby-,1    An object-oriented interpreted scripting language

ruby18-bdb-0.6.6    Ruby interface to Sleepycat's Berkeley DB revision 2 or

swig-2.0.8_1        Generate wrappers for calling C/C++ code from other

xproto-7.0.22       X11 protocol headers



When I try to run the ./configure command - I get the following non
explaining output (at least for me):


[Thu Jan 24 23:10:11 root at bigbro:~/bro/bro ] # ./configure 

Build Directory : build

Source Directory: /root/bro/bro

-- The C compiler identification is GNU 4.2.1

-- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.2.1

-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc

-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc -- works

-- Detecting C compiler ABI info

-- Detecting C compiler ABI info - done

-- Check for working CXX compiler: /usr/bin/c++

-- Check for working CXX compiler: /usr/bin/c++ -- works

-- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info

-- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info - done

CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:3 (include):

  include could not find load file:




CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:38 (include):

  include could not find load file:




-- Found sed: /usr/bin/sed

CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:50 (FindRequiredPackage):

  Unknown CMake command "FindRequiredPackage".


-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!


Thank You - and sorry for the long email J


Best Regards,

Roger Larsen

/Writing about Bro in my master thesis/

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