Compiling Bro

Vern Paxson vern at
Sun Nov 21 00:23:36 PST 1999

> I've tried to compile Bro on Linux version 2.2.12 with gcc (version
> egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)), but it didn't work. The
> problem is, that the symbols from yacc/lex (yylhs, yylen, yydefred,
> yydgoto,) are defined in libpcap and in Bro. I got the following errors:

Those are all yacc symbols.  I suspect the problem is that your version
of yacc doesn't support the -p <sym prefix> flag.  If not, then you'll
have to get one that does, such as GNU bison.


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