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Re: Snort 2.9.0 packages for RHEL?
From: "Castle, Shane" <scastle () bouldercounty org>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 12:02:33 -0600

OMG the same gnome issue is in RHEL6 beta. They are going to get reamed.

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Shane Castle
Data Security Mgr, Boulder County IT
CISSP GSEC GCIH


-----Original Message-----
From: Castle, Shane [mailto:scastle () bouldercounty org] 
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 10:36
To: snort-users () lists sourceforge net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort 2.9.0 packages for RHEL?

RedHat's support for RHEL has reached the shameful level. Add to this
the gnome failures for Fedora and it looks to this observer that they
are headed downhill. (In case you didn't know - gnome on Fedora won't
permit mods to the login screen; it shows ALL usernames at uid 500 and
above and can't be made not to, thus making it unusable for anything but
casual use.)

I converted from Solaris to RHEL because I could never get an
out-of-the-box build/install of Snort to work anymore on Solaris. Now I
have the same issue with RHEL. Those little tufts on my office floor are
from the hair on my head.

Trying a beta of RHEL 6 now to see if it might work.

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Shane Castle
Data Security Mgr, Boulder County IT
CISSP GSEC GCIH


-----Original Message-----
From: Ryan Jordan [mailto:ryan.jordan () sourcefire com] 
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 10:08
To: Olivier Bilodeau
Cc: snort-users () lists sourceforge net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort 2.9.0 packages for RHEL?

Hello Olivier, responses inline:

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Olivier Bilodeau <obilodeau () inverse ca>
wrote:
Hi,

Do you guys plan to release RPMs for snort 2.9.0 on RedHat Enterprise
Linux 5.0?

No. Snort 2.9.0 and the DAQ library rely on libpcap version 1.0 or
above, but RHEL 5 only supplies libpcap 0.9. As a result, we are
unable to provide RPMs that will install on RHEL 5. Red Hat's
"rawhide" distribution contains libpcap 1.0, so I would expect this
problem to be solved when RHEL 6 is released.

If not, is there something in your modified GPL license that would
prevent us from hosting a yum repo for that?

Snort is still GPL, you can modify and redistribute to your heart's
content. You will also need to repackage libpcap 1.0+ for RHEL 5,
hopefully in such a way that it doesn't break apps which depend on
libpcap 0.9.

-Ryan

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