Small configure issue with argus 3.0.8

Doug Burks doug.burks at
Tue Sep 16 06:14:03 EDT 2014

On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:13 PM, Jesse Bowling <jessebowling at> wrote:
> Hi Carter,
> Yes I believe it’s the latest, at least it’s the latest version I pulled off of /dev...Looking at It looks like those links go to version 3.0.6 for some reason...
> Also, this may be a false alarm...I now believe that previously I simply issued “./configure” and that was sufficient to find the library...Indeed, compiling with just a bare configure works and ldd shows the correct library in /usr/local/lib being used...I think I was thrown off by the configure message "checking for local pcap library... not found” making me think my library wasn’t found...But it was!

Hi Jesse,

I've seen similar pcap errors when compiling other tools against the
latest version of PF_RING.  Not sure if it's the same issue you're
seeing, but have you tried adjusting LDFLAGS and LIBS?

Doug Burks

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