[Oisf-users] Windows Installation

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 09:57:32 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Victor Julien <lists at inliniac.net> wrote:
> On 08/20/2013 06:55 AM, Sean Settle wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm following the instructions to compile Suricata from source on
>> Windows (v1.3 from May 26, 2012), but it's a bit out of date.  Cygwin
>> now has x86 and x86_64 versions (the links to
>> http://cygwin.com/setup.exe in the pdf are dead).
>> Following the guide with setup-x86.exe from cygwin:
>> It seems that gcc4-core and gcc4-objc do not exist anymore, but gcc-core
>> and gcc-objc do, which I assume is sufficient.  Automake1.9 is now up to
>> automake1.14 (it may be easier to just instruct selecting autoconf and
>> automake because they automatically pulls in the newest versions
>> required), and that w32api has now become w32api-headers and w32api-runtime.
> Sounds like there have been quite a few changes. Peter, can you update
> your installation doc? Would prefer it as a wiki page btw, for easier
> editing.

Sure. I will make sure the 1.4.6 Win release has that updated and then
will post the guide on our wiki as well.

Peter Manev

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