argus-clients- on the server: ratop and Bytef

Jesper Skou Jensen jesper.skou.jensen at
Tue Nov 26 06:48:00 EST 2013

Hi John,

Yep, ratop compiled after installing that zlib-dev package.


On 26-11-2013 08:50, John Gerth wrote:
> 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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