2.6. Troubleshooting during the install on Unix
A number of errors can occur during the installation process.
Some hints on solving these are provided here.
stage fails, you will need to find
out why. You can check the file
config.log in the
source directory to find out what failed. The last few lines of this
file should help in determining the problem.
The standard problems are that you do not have GTK+ on your system,
or you do not have a recent enough version of GTK+. The
will also fail if you do not have libpcap
(at least the required include files) on your system.
Another common problem is for the final compile and link stage to
terminate with a complaint of: Output too long.
This is likely to be caused by an antiquated
(such as the one shipped with Solaris). Since
used by the
script to construct the final
link command, this leads to mysterious problems. This can be
resolved by downloading a recent version of sed from
If you cannot determine what the problems are, send mail to the
mailing list explaining your problem,
and including the output from
anything else you think is relevant, like a trace of the