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Posted by:orkazaz
Subject:kismet_capture.o: file not recognized: File format not recognized
Date:12:41:59 11/11/2013

> Hi,
> I'm trying to compile the kismet latest source code on a Raspberry PI device (running linux) - it's a small "computer" with a wifi dongle + LAN connection..
>
> A) First I had some errors in the ./configure part. I solved that after installing:
> 1. sudo apt-get install libncurses5
> 2. sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
> 3. sudo apt-get install libpcap0.8-dev
> 4. sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev
> 5. sudo apt-get install libnl-dev
>
> B) Now I ran the:
> sudo make dep
>
> Still all good.
>
> C) Now I'm trying to run "sudo make".
> I'm getting this error:
> kismet_capture.o: file not recognized: File format not recognized
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [kismet_capture] Error 1
>
> This error occur when trying to:
> g++ -rdynamic -o kismet_capture util.o cygwin_utils.o globalregistry.o ringbuf.o packet.o messagebus.o configfile.o getopt.o filtercore.o ifcontrol.o iwcontrol.o madwifing_control.o nl80211_control.o psutils.o ipc_remote.o netframework.o clinetframework.o tcpserver.o tcpclient.o timetracker.o drone_kisnetframe.o packetsourcetracker.o packetchain.o packetsource_pcap.o packetsource_wext.o packetsource_bsdrt.o packetsource_drone.o packetsource_ipwlive.o packetsource_airpcap.o packetsource_darwin.o packetsource_macusb.o dumpfile.o dumpfile_tuntap.o kismet_capture.o -ldl -lm -lpcre -lstdc++ -lpcap -lnl
>
> What is wrong??
> I have no idea what to do next.
>
> #####
> By the way,
> I'm compiling kismet and not using the "apt-get install kismet", because I want the latest version of kismet,
> and by compiling the kismet auto creates the config file with the right parameters and sources..
>
> Thank you!

Solved it!!
The source files were off :|
I have downloaded it again from the git repository:
https://github.com/ahendrix/kismet


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