Libnet in FreeBSD

Bhuvaneswari Ramkumar ramkumar at
Wed Feb 6 04:30:04 UTC 2008

Question:  do I need to set the cflag & libs options in the libnet-config
file for the compiling and linking to happen correctly ?


On Feb 5, 2008 12:05 PM, Bhuvaneswari Ramkumar <ramkumar at> wrote:

> ok after that e-mail last night, I did try a make of the ports collection
> libnet
> after the make, everything looked fine, atleast I didnt notice anything
> missing in the log or config files but I still see the same problem, "
> undefined reference to libnet_init" and msgs liks that for every libnet
> call. I used -lnet too, but of no use, even did the changes in make file
> that mel had suggested in the previous post.
> So I dont know what the problem here is or if this is some incompatibility
> between how i have BSD and how I have libnet or probably they are not
> linking together or something like that.
> Otherwise I dont see why the compiler doesnt recognize any libnet function
> calls.
> Here is a question I have, I've worked in TinyOS before and I'm wondering
> if in Libnet we need a separate directory for each application with its own
> custom-written make file, or things can just be in one pool from where they
> are compiled. I do a simple cc -lnet filename.c compile.
> Is there something else I'm missing here ?
> Thanks
> Bhuvana

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