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1Requirements:
2 * >=automake-1.9
3 * >=libpcap-0.8
4 * flex and bison
5 * libwandio (get it from http://research.wand.net.nz/software/libwandio.php)
6
7Optional:
8 * DAG libraries (both 2.4 and 2.5 versions are supported)
9 * libcrypto (required for CryptoPAN anonymisation in traceanon)
10 * libncurses (required for tracetop)
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13
14Installing libtrace:
15
16./bootstrap.sh (only if you've cloned the source from GitHub)
17./configure
18make
19make install
20
21The above series of commands will install libtrace into /usr/local/lib. If
22you wish to install to a non-standard location, append the
23--prefix=DIR option to the ./configure command. ./configure also takes
24a number of other options - run ./configure --help to view a comprehensive
25list.
26
27You may need to add the library location (e.g. /usr/local/lib) to your
28/etc/ld.so.conf and run 'ldconfig' as root.
29
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31
32Installation FAQ:
33
34Q. I've installed libpcap but I'm still getting the following error:
35"libpcap0.8 or greater is required to compile libtrace. If you have installed
36it in a non-standard location please use LDFLAGS to specify the location of
37the library"?
38
39A. You need to install the development version of the pcap library.
40For example, Ubuntu/Debian users will need to install the libpcap0.8-dev
41package in addition to the libpcap0.8 package.
42
43
44Q. What operating systems do you support?
45
46A. Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and OpenBSD. Windows is not supported.
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49Using libtrace:
50
51The best source of information on how to use libtrace and the tools that come
52with it is the libtrace wiki: https://github.com/wanduow/libtrace/wiki
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