cannot install ntop under freeBSD 5.5

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Tue Jul 26 00:37:51 GMT 2005

At 12:17 PM 7/25/2005, PK wrote:

>I did what you suggested.
>I've deinstalled rrdtool completely, tried install ntop but now I get 
>following horrible errors:
>xmldumpPlugin.c:36:2: warning: #warning
>xmldumpPlugin.c:37:2: warning: #warning 
>xmldumpPlugin.c:38:2: warning: #warning
>xmldumpPlugin.c:39:2: warning: #warning The include of gdome.h that 
>follows will generate a lot of
>xmldumpPlugin.c:40:2: warning: #warning compile warnings about 'shadows a 
>global declaration'.
>xmldumpPlugin.c:41:2: warning: #warning Unfortunately, it's the way this 
>crud is coded and can't
>xmldumpPlugin.c:42:2: warning: #warning be fixed. Just ignore them!
>xmldumpPlugin.c:43:2: warning: #warning


>In file included from xmldumpPlugin.c:1730:
> In function `dumpXML_interfaces':
> warning: nested extern declaration of `BufferTooShort'
>gmake[3]: *** [xmldumpPlugin.lo] Error 1
>gmake[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/ports/net/ntop/work/ntop/plugins'
>gmake[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/ports/net/ntop/work/ntop/plugins'
>gmake[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/ports/net/ntop/work/ntop'
>gmake: *** [all] Error 2
>*** Error code 2
>Stop in /usr/ports/net/ntop.
>It must be a BUG in the ntop port.

The problem is in the XML plugin.  If you don't need that, ntop will build 
properly without the XML plugin.



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