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Old 11-30-2007, 07:04 AM   #1
ixhabbaba
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Installing Tor


Hi!

I have some problems while installing
Tor. It depends on the libevent package,
so I compiled the latest beta (1.4.0).

However, while ./configuring Tor, I get
the following message:

checking for libevent directory... (system)
checking whether we need extra options to link libevent... configure: error: Found linkable libevent in (system), but it doesn't run, even with -R. Maybe specify another using --with-libevent-dir?


How can I fix this?


EDIT: Never mind, I was just stupid enough to forget a flag....

Last edited by ixhabbaba; 11-30-2007 at 08:03 AM.
 
Old 12-02-2007, 06:33 AM   #2
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Old 12-02-2007, 06:53 AM   #3
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Why are you trying to build tor from source? What distribution are you using. If it's one of the mainstream ones there is almost certainly a pre-built package for tor which will be WAY less hassle to install than building from source.
 
Old 12-03-2007, 09:46 AM   #4
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I use VectorLinux, which is based on Slackware.
I tried to slapt-get tor. Didn't find any packages.
 
  


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