Thanks. Your response helped lead me to the solution.
I tried installing the packages, one-by-one, that you listed which weren't listed by my server when I ran the same command (after installing apt-show-versions). That didn't work. So, I watched the output of the installation process, and captured some of the error messages. I saw "pcap" mentioned, so I searched the Hardy list of packages, and installed libnet-pcap-perl, which also installed libpcap. That worked. I reverted the server to its previous state and tried again, and confirmed that:
sudo aptitude install libnet-pcap-perl
was all that I needed before running the fwknop installation.
Just before I sent this email I saw that Michael Rash
has a newly built RPM, so I'll have to revert the server again and try that, too, and report on my results (tonight).
----- Original Message ----
From: Marius Rugan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 7:36:42 AM
Subject: Re: [Fwknop-discuss] Install on Ubuntu Server
i got a debian etch
here is my apt-show-versions
apt-show-versions | grep perllibconfig-inifiles-perl/etch uptodate 2.39-2libplrpc-perl/etch uptodate 0.2017-1.1libtext-iconv-perl/etch uptodate 1.4-3perl-modules/etch uptodate 5.8.8-7etch3libnet-daemon-perl/etch uptodate 0.38-1.1libapt-pkg-perl/etch uptodate 0.1.20libdbd-mysql-perl/etch uptodate 3.0008-1perl/etch uptodate 5.8.8-7etch3liblocale-gettext-perl/etch uptodate 1.05-1libdbi-perl/etch uptodate 1.53-1etch1libtext-charwidth-perl/etch uptodate 0.04-4perl-base/etch uptodate 5.8.8-7etch3libtext-wrapi18n-perl/etch uptodate
fwknop 1.9.5 installs without a problem under this config
core modules fwknop is using come with the package and the install script handles them
e.g.[+] Installing IPTables::ChainMgr 0.7 perl module in /usr/lib/fwknop/Checking if your kit is complete...Looks goodWriting Makefile for IPTables::ChainMgrcp lib/IPTables/ChainMgr.pm blib/lib/IPTables/ChainMgr.pmManifying blib/man3/IPTables::ChainMgr.3pmInstalling /usr/lib/fwknop/IPTables/ChainMgr.pmInstalling /usr/lib/fwknop/man/man3/IPTables::ChainMgr.3pm
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:51 PM, <email@example.com
I am attempting to install the latest fwknop on the latest upgraded Ubuntu Server (2.6.24-18-server). I have build-essentials installed, but
I don't know if fwknop requires that. Perhaps there are other libraries or Perl modules that I need to install first. During the attempted fwknop installation I get messages such as:
Warning: prerequisite Test::Manifest 1.14 not found.
Can't locate Net/Pcap.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/fwknop/i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi /usr/lib/fwknop /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.8 /usr/share/perl/5.8 /usr/local/lib/site_perl .) at fwknopd line 47.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at fwknopd line 47.
[*] fwknopd does not compile with "perl -c".
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