[Bro] problems compiling bro 25 master on centos 6

erik clark philosnef at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 05:45:49 PDT 2016

Ok,. so I got this to compile, but it is non-trivial.

There is no longer a --with-pfring=X option in 25 configure script. See:


Checking the ../doc/configuration/index.rst, this indicates that


however, this makes no change in it building. Moreover, in
../build/instal_manifest.txt, I see broctl/plugins/lb_pfring.py, but no
other sign of pfring. ldd bro shows no pfring entry either. Why did bro not
build with pfring? Thanks!

On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 7:54 AM, erik clark <philosnef at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, so I am following these instructions here:
> https://gist.github.com/stephenturner/e3bc5cfacc2dc67eca8b
> My question is, how do i make this work?
> Despite explicitly stating
> export CC=$pathtodevset/gcc
> export CXX=$pathtodevset/g++
> it absolutely refuses to honor this in config. No matter what I do, sh
> configure forces the use of clang/clang++, which does not support 4.8 on
> centos6. I specifically have gcc/g++ 4.8.2 installed in the devtoolset slc
> environment.
> I do not understand why sh configure is not honoring these explicit
> environment variables pointing to a proper g++ binary.
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