[Oisf-users] Error compiling suricata 1.3.2 against pf_ring 5.4.6

C. L. Martinez carlopmart at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 14:57:48 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Martin Holste <mcholste at gmail.com> wrote:
> PF_RING requires it's own version of libpcap, so although there is
> technically a libpfring and a libpcap, the libpcap is really part of
> PF_RING and you can't separate the two.  When I build a box, I always
> remove the system-installed version of libpcap, like apt-get remove
> libpcap so that I know whatever libpcap is being used by the system is
> the PF_RING version.  That said, there's no reason that you can't have
> both on the system, it just creates more opportunities for compile
> errors like this.
> To find missing links without having to run the whole "make," you can just run:
> ldd /opt/pf_ring/lib/libpfring.so
> You should see the same error regarding an undefined reference.  My
> hunch is that when you compiled libpfring, it used the stock system
> libpcap instead of the bundled PF_RING libpcap, but that's just a
> guess.  I would try recompiling libpfring.so.

Thanks Martin, but there is not another libpcap installed in this
system apart of libpcap provided by pfring

[root at nsm01 log]# rpm -qa | grep libpcap
[root at nsm01 log]# rpm -qa | grep pcap
[root at nsm01 log]#

And ..

[root at nsm01 rsyslog]# ldd /opt/pf_ring/lib/libpfring.so
        linux-vdso.so.1 =>  (0x00007fff1e9ff000)
        libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x00007fe631e0f000)
        libnl.so.1 => /lib64/libnl.so.1 (0x00007fe631bbc000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007fe631829000)
        /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007fe632250000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x00007fe6315a5000)

[root at nsm01 log]# ldd /opt/libpcap/lib/libpcap.so.1.1.1
        linux-vdso.so.1 =>  (0x00007fff013ff000)
        libnl.so.1 => /lib64/libnl.so.1 (0x00007fb3a6157000)
        libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x00007fb3a5f39000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007fb3a5ba6000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x00007fb3a5922000)
        /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007fb3a6604000)

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