argus-clients- on the server: ratop and Bytef

John Gerth gerth at
Tue Nov 26 02:50:09 EST 2013

Bytef is a typedef in /usr/include/zconf.h so you need to install the zlib-devel package
on RHEL or zlib1g-dev on Ubuntu
John Gerth      gerth at  Gates 378   (650) 725-3273

On 11/25/13 11:31 PM, Jesper Skou Jensen wrote:
> Very nice Carter.
> It reads .xz files perfectly now, thank you for adding that feature.
> There are a few issues though. When compiling then clients I get a lot of errors like: ./racurses.h:135:56: error: unknown type name ‘WINDOW’ and
> because of that ratop won't compile.
> I didn't have ncurses-dev installed, and I also missed libreadline-dev. After installing those the error above is gone, but ratop won't compile. I'm
> getting this error now:
> make[2]: Entering directory `/root/Argus/argus-clients-'
> gcc -O3 -I. -I../../include -I../../common -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -c ./racurses.c
> gcc -O3 -I. -I../../include -I../../common -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -c ./raclient.c
> ./raclient.c: In function ‘RaProcessEventRecord’:
> ./raclient.c:1452:22: error: ‘Bytef’ undeclared (first use in this function)
> ./raclient.c:1452:22: note: each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in
> ./raclient.c:1452:29: error: expected expression before ‘)’ token
> make[2]: *** [raclient.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/Argus/argus-clients-'
> Regards
> Jesper
> On 25-11-2013 18:46, Carter Bullard wrote:
>> Gentle people,
>> New software is available on the developers site.  This is a big push
>> to release, and the packages fix all bugs reported to the mailing list.
>> Argus fixes some direction issues with ARP transactions, and the clients
>> fix a number of issues with filters, radium management records, and
>> adds xz decompression for argus data files.  Many changes to manpages,
>> and there should be new scripts for updating IANA RIR data fetching,
>> to maintain the delegated ip address tables.   There is improvement in
>> GeoIP database use, with some extensions added based on changes in
>> the API.  The code is in the standard places:
>> Please give these a run, and if there are any problems, get those
>> complaints in there, so we can release 3.0.8 by the end of the year.
>> Hope all is most excellent,
>> Carter

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