|author||Guy Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>||1999-12-28 09:06:24 +0000|
|committer||Guy Harris <email@example.com>||1999-12-28 09:06:24 +0000|
You shouldn't need to install "libtool" just to compile and install
Ethereal (it didn't appear to be necessary when I tried it). It may be necessary if you're going to do development, but the same applies to "automake" and "autoconf" - we should document that somewhere, giving the minimum versions required. svn path=/trunk/; revision=1384
Diffstat (limited to 'INSTALL')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 13 deletions
@@ -17,15 +17,7 @@ Installation Checklist
header files and the like. For example, Red Hat users will
need to install a "gtk-devel" .rpm.
- [ ] 2. Make sure you have GNU libtool installed. Try running 'libtool
- --version'. If you need to install/reinstall GTK, you can find
- it at
- http://www.profitpress.com/libtool/ .
- Ethereal needs libtool-1.3.4.
- [ ] 3. If you want to capture packets, make sure you have libpcap
+ [ ] 2. If you want to capture packets, make sure you have libpcap
installed. The latest "official" version can be found at
@@ -44,7 +36,7 @@ Installation Checklist
Similarly, Red Hat 5.x users will need to install a "libpcap-devel"
.rpm to go along with the "libpcap" .rpm.
- [ ] 4. Run './configure' in the Ethereal distribution directory.
+ [ ] 3. Run './configure' in the Ethereal distribution directory.
Running './configure --help' displays a list of options.
The file 'INSTALL.configure' contains general instructions for
using 'configure' and 'make'.
@@ -57,10 +49,10 @@ Installation Checklist
You won't be able to capture packets, but you can read traces
that have already been captured to disk by other programs.
- [ ] 5. Run 'make'. Hopefully, you won't run into any problems.
+ [ ] 4. Run 'make'. Hopefully, you won't run into any problems.
- [ ] 6. Run './ethereal', and make sure things are working. You must
+ [ ] 5. Run './ethereal', and make sure things are working. You must
have root privileges in order to capture live data.
- [ ] 7. Run 'make install'. If you wish to install the man page, run
+ [ ] 6. Run 'make install'. If you wish to install the man page, run
'make install-man'. You're done.