(tor + linux).install()

tor user tor_user at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 4 09:52:16 UTC 2008

--- Jon McLachlan <mcla0181 at umn.edu> wrote:

> I have a bare-minimum linux box, much like a
> planetlab node that I'd 
> like to use to deploy a Tor relay.  In installing
> Tor, I am having 
> trouble satisfying the dependencies for the latest
> stable tor linux 
> source tarball (tor-  I (believe I)
> have successfully 
> installed the latest stable version of libevent,
> version 1.3e 
> (libevent-1.3e.tar.gz).  The "make verify" of the
> installed libevent 
> library seemed to pass all provided tests.  However,
> when I run 
> "./configure" in the untared tor-dir, I receive the
> following error message:
> .
> .
> .
> checking for u_int16_t... yes
> checking for u_int8_t... yes
> checking for libevent directory... (system)
> checking whether we need extra options to link
> libevent... configure: 
> error: Found linkable libevent in (system), but it
> doesn't run, even 
> with -R.  Maybe specify another using
> --with-libevent-dir?
> $
> Any advice, comments, or suggestions on why this
> might be happening or 
> how to go about satisfying this dependency would be
> very much appreciated.
> Best Regards,
> ~Jon

You probably forgot to run ldconfig after installing

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