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SubjectRe: Iptables-1.2.9/10 compile failure with linux 2.6.7 headers
Andrew Walrond wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Friday 18 Jun 2004 17:10, David Ford wrote:
>>Iptables should be using linux-libc-headers headers instead of kernel
> Is this acquired knowledge, or new Netfilter policy?
> How dependant are the iptables tools on the specifc kernel running?
> Ie
> Can I build iptables for use on 2.6.7 kernel with 2.6.6 linux-libc-headers?
> (probably)
> But could I build iptables for 2.6.7 kernel with 2.4.20 linux-libc-headers?
> (probably not?)
> The INSTALL file states specifically to use
> KERNEL_DIR=<<where-you-built-your-kernel>>
> Andrew

Yes, I confirm with linux-2.6.7 and iptables-1.2.9 I got:
gcc -march=athlon-xp -m3dnow -msse -mfpmath=sse -mmmx -O3 -pipe -Iinclude -Wall -Wunused -I/usr/src/linux/include -DIPTABLES_VERSION=\"1.2.9\" -fPIC -o extensions/libipt_stealth_sh.o -c extensions/libipt_stealth.c
distcc[6323] ERROR: compile on localhost failed
In file included from include/libiptc/libiptc.h:6,
from include/iptables.h:5,
from extensions/libipt_stealth.c:10:
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:255: warning: no semicolon at end of struct or union
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:255: error: syntax error before '*' token
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:259: error: syntax error before '}' token
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:339: warning: type defaults to `int' in declaration of `DECLARE_MUTEX'
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:339: warning: parameter names (without types) in function declaration
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:339: warning: `DECLARE_MUTEX' declared `static' but never defined
make: *** [extensions/libipt_stealth_sh.o] Error 1

Last time I recompiled it with 2.6.6 it was ok. The compiled version still seems to work with 2.6.7 for now.

However, isn't that supposed to be filed with iptables (


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