[Bro] Compiling Bro with Endace Dag Support

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Wed Oct 30 07:10:10 PDT 2013

On Oct 29, 2013, at 5:51 PM, Benjamin Wood <ben.bt.wood at gmail.com> wrote:

> Even when I tried "./configure --with-pcap=/usr/local/lib" it still favored the system libpcap. I don't know if this is by design.

You should use --with-pcap=/usr/local

The configure script needs to find the header and the library so you give the installation prefix.

> My eventual solution was to remove the system libpcap. Once it was gone, ./configure for bro found the one in /usr/local/lib.
> -- Found PCAP: /usr/local/lib/libpcap.so

This worked because /usr/local/ is a secondary search path.


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
(Bro) because everyone has a network

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