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Re: Things I cant understand

From: Kevin Martin <kevintm_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 14:07:42 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

>> Are you getting the version of snort from the yum repo or from snort.org directly? If it's from snort.org (which, based on the rpm
>> name, I'm guessing it is) there is a fairly concise howto as to how to install the latest version of snort for F14 (
>> http://www.snort.org/assets/154/Snort_2.9.0.1_FC14_Base.pdf ). And, FWIW, the latest x64 version of libpcap for F14 appears to be
>> 1.1.1 so it appears that if you do a yum install libpcap you should have a version of libpcap that is new enough to handle the
>> version of snort that is in the F14 repos (and the version that is on snort.org, which, from reading the install guide, you have to
>> compile and install, not install from rpm).
> Actually:
> [root@prophead ~]# rpm -qa | grep libpcap | grep 86_64
> libpcap-1.1.1-3.fc14.x86_64
> libpcap-devel-1.1.1-3.fc14.x86_64
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Yea, I wasn't being quite that exact. Figured proving that the libpcap in the repo was > 1 was probably enough.

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