Description of problem: When installing snort, the shared libraries get
installed in /usr/lib/snort/dynamicpreprocessor
However, the /etc/snort/snort.conf file states the locations as
Consequently Snort fails to start.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): snort-22.214.171.124-4.fc6
Can you please see if this still exists in Fedora 7 or 8
It should be fixed
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I rebuilt snort changing the line in snort.spec from
for i in 'dcerpc' 'ssh' 'ftptelnet' 'smtp' 'dns' 'ssl'; do
for i in 'dcerpc' 'dce2' 'ssh' 'ftptelnet' 'smtp' 'dns' 'ssl'; do
following this change snort successfully started.