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Posted by:sinnet
Subject:Kismet 2010-07-R1 compilation problems in Ubuntu 10.10
Date:06:07:01 28/11/2010

Hello. I am trying to compile Kismet 2010-07-R1 under Ubuntu 10.10. I already haunted which dependencies I needed to install, which include: build-essential libncurses5 libncurses5-dev libpcap0.8 libpcap0.8-dev but I am getting 2 strange warnings while I do ./configure:

configure: WARNING: Using local radiotap headers

config.status: WARNING: 'Makefile.inc.in' seems to ignore the --datarootdir setting


After running ./configure, I tried running make dep, and make.

make dep throws:

Makefile:281: .depend: No such file or directory
Generating dependencies...
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'
make[2]: `.depend' is up to date.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'


which seems to be fine but make command looks like it didn't finish, this are the last lines:

g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c popenclient.cc -o popenclient.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_clinetframe.cc -o kis_clinetframe.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c text_cliframe.cc -o text_cliframe.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_widgets.cc -o kis_panel_widgets.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_network.cc -o kis_panel_network.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_windows.cc -o kis_panel_windows.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_details.cc -o kis_panel_details.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_preferences.cc -o kis_panel_preferences.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kis_panel_frontend.cc -o kis_panel_frontend.o
g++ -I/usr/include/ncurses -Wall -g -O2 -c kismet_client.cc -o kismet_client.o
g++ -rdynamic -o kismet_client util.o ringbuf.o messagebus.o configfile.o getopt.o soundcontrol.o timetracker.o ipc_remote.o clinetframework.o tcpclient.o popenclient.o kis_clinetframe.o text_cliframe.o kis_panel_widgets.o kis_panel_network.o kis_panel_windows.o kis_panel_details.o kis_panel_preferences.o kis_panel_frontend.o kismet_client.o -lstdc++ -ldl -lncurses -lpanel


Then sudo checkinstall throws this:


========================= Installation results ===========================
make -e commoninstall
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'
mkdir -p /usr/local/etc
mkdir -p /usr/local/bin
if test -e kismet_client; then \
echo "Installing client"; \
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "root" -m 555 scripts/kismet /usr/local/bin/kismet; \
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "root" -m 555 kismet_client /usr/local/bin/kismet_client; \
fi;
Installing client
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "root" -m 555 kismet_server /usr/local/bin/kismet_server;
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "root" -m 555 kismet_drone /usr/local/bin/kismet_drone;
mkdir -p /usr/local/share/man/man1
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "man" -m 644 man/kismet.1 /usr/local/share/man/man1/kismet.1
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "man" -m 644 man/kismet_drone.1 /usr/local/share/man/man1/kismet_drone.1
mkdir -p /usr/local/share/man/man5
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "man" -m 644 man/kismet.conf.5 /usr/local/share/man/man5/kismet.conf.5
/usr/bin/install -c -o "root" -g "man" -m 644 man/kismet_drone.conf.5 /usr/local/share/man/man5/kismet_drone.conf.5
mkdir -p /usr/local/share/kismet//wav/
mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/share/kismet': No such file or directory
make[1]: *** [commoninstall] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/luis/Downloads/kismet-2010-07-R1'
make: *** [install] Error 2

**** Installation failed. Aborting package creation.


I can't figure what is happening by myself, any advice?

Thanks


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