amd64/139321: snort- not compiling - dlsym no messages

Craig Gill cgill27 at
Sat Oct 3 03:10:01 UTC 2009

>Number:         139321
>Category:       amd64
>Synopsis:       snort- not compiling - dlsym no messages
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-amd64
>State:          open
>Class:          maintainer-update
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Oct 03 03:10:01 UTC 2009
>Originator:     Craig Gill
>Release:        7.2
FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p3 #3: Fri Sep  4 21:36:59 CDT 2009     root at  amd64
snort- config fails to compiles, errors out during configure.

relevant lines:

checking for pcre.h... yes
checking for pcre_compile in -lpcre... yes
checking for libpcre version 6.0 or greater... yes
configure: WARNING: Providing a directory for the --with-mysql option
configure: WARNING: will be deprecated in the future in favour of
configure: WARNING: --with-mysql-libraries and --with-mysql-includes
configure: WARNING: options to address issues with non-standard
configure: WARNING: installations and 64bit platforms.
checking for mysql... yes
checking for compress in -lz... yes
checking for mysql default client reconnect... yes
checking for dlsym in -ldl... no
checking for dlsym in -lc... no

   ERROR!  programmatic interface to dynamic link loader
   not found.  Cannot use dynamic plugin libraries.

===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to clsung at [maintainer] and attach the
"/usr/ports/security/snort/work/snort-" including the output
of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be a good idea to provide
an overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. an `ls
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/security/snort.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/security/snort.
cd /usr/ports/security/snort

make install clean


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