[Oisf-users] Suricata Gentoo compile/install

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 16:34:44 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:12 PM, Vieri <rentorbuy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter Manev <petermanev at gmail.com>
>> Right - ok.
>> So my question is specifically with regards to  -
>> https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/tree/net-analyzer/suricata/suricata-3.2-r1.ebuild#n26
>> or>
>> ">=net-libs/libhtp-0.5.20". In the case where I would like to use  -
>> libhtp-0.5.23 is it a simple case of editing that version number or
>> there is more to it?
> If you take a look at
> https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-libs/libhtp
> you can see that the latest supoprted version is 0.5.22.
> So first, you would sync your system, and emerge libhtp to update.
> You would then emerge again suricata and you're done.
> Now, if you want 0.5.23, you would either request a "version bump" to the package maintainer with a bug report or, if you're impatient, you could do your own version bump locally with a customized ebuild.
> In short, you would rsync /sur/portage/net-libs/libhtp to /usr/local/portage, rename the ebuild file to reflect the new version, digest it and build.
> Hopefully, it should compile and install without issues.
> Finally, re-emerge suricata.

thanks for the info !

Peter Manev

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