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Old 07-24-2008, 01:29 AM   #1
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libpcap error while compiling ntop from source

I checked out the latest version of ntop and trying to build an RPM on
OpenSUSE 10.3. I did "./" it says "checking for
pcap_lookupdev in -lpcap... no". I have libpcap-0.9.7 installed and
the two files are in /usr/lib/ &

Could anyone tell me how to fix this issue? Thanks.
Old 07-24-2008, 03:08 AM   #2
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To build anything you will need not only the libraries installed but the corresponding "library_name-dev" packages which include the files you are missing.
Search your package manager for files ending in -dev or -devel or something along those lines.


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