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I successfully installed GTK2. "sudo ./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2" got further than before but ended with "configure: error: Header file lua.h not found.". I downloaded, and unpacked, lua-5.2.3.tar.gz and tried "make linux". This resulted in "lua.c:297: warning: implicit declaration of function ‘add_history’" Despite the "warning", the effect was a fatal error (stopped compiling). Thanks,

Update. The following is lua related output from configure.log

 cat config.log | grep lua
   $ ./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2
 PATH: /home/OtagoHarbour/Downloads/lua-5.2.3/src
 conftest.c:39: error: logical '&&' with non-zero constant will always evaluate as true
 configure:33563: checking whether to use liblua for the Lua scripting plugin
 configure:33657: checking lua.h usability
 /usr/include/lua.h:16:21: error: luaconf.h: No such file or directory
 /usr/include/lua.h:103: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_Number'
 /usr/include/lua.h:107: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before           'lua_Integer'     
 /usr/include/lua.h:110: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_Unsigned'
 /usr/include/lua.h:131: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_State'
 /usr/include/lua.h:132: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:133: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_State'
 /usr/include/lua.h:135: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_CFunction'
 /usr/include/lua.h:138: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:144: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:145: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:146: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:147: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:148: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:149: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:150: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:151: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:152: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:154: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:161: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:162: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:163: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:164: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:165: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:166: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:168: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'lua_Number'
 /usr/include/lua.h:169: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_Integer'
 /usr/include/lua.h:170: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_Unsigned'
 /usr/include/lua.h:171: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:172: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:173: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'size_t'
 /usr/include/lua.h:174: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_CFunction'
 /usr/include/lua.h:175: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:176: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_State'
 /usr/include/lua.h:177: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:192: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:198: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:199: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:205: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:206: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:207: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:208: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:209: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:210: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:211: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:213: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:214: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:215: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:216: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:217: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:223: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:224: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:225: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:226: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:227: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:228: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:229: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:230: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:231: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:232: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:238: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
   /usr/     include/lua.h:239: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:240: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:241: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:242: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:243: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:244: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:245: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:251: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:255: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:257: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:261: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:265: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:271: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:274: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:275: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:294: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:301: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:303: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:305: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:306: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:308: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before                'lua_Alloc'
 /usr/include/lua.h:309: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:382: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:383: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:384: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:385: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:386: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:387: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'const'
 /usr/include/lua.h:389: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:390: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'void'
 /usr/include/lua.h:393: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:394: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'lua_Hook'
 /usr/include/lua.h:395: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:396: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'int'
 /usr/include/lua.h:412: error: 'LUA_IDSIZE' undeclared here (not in a function)
 | #include <lua.h>
 configure:33657: checking lua.h presence
 /usr/include/lua.h:16:21: error: luaconf.h: No such file or directory
 | #include <lua.h>
 configure:33657: checking for lua.h
 configure:33668: checking lua5.2/lua.h usability
 conftest.c:88:24: error: lua5.2/lua.h: No such file or directory
 | #include <lua5.2/lua.h>
 configure:33668: checking lua5.2/lua.h presence
 conftest.c:55:24: error: lua5.2/lua.h: No such file or directory
 | #include <lua5.2/lua.h>
 configure:33668: checking for lua5.2/lua.h
 configure:33762: error: Header file lua.h not found.
 ac_cv_header_lua5_2_lua_h=no
 ac_cv_header_lua_h=no
 CONFIG_ARGS='--with-lua --with-gtk2'

asked 04 Dec '14, 18:45

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edited 12 Dec '14, 18:28


2 suggestions:

  1. Don't try to build Wireshark 1.8, build Wireshark 1.12.2 (it's the latest release).
  2. Don't compile Lua, just yum install lua-devel (as root). That will install the necessary header files and libraries.

(Anyway, problems compiling Lua shouldn't be reported here.)

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answered 05 Dec '14, 07:52

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accept rate: 27%

edited 15 Dec '14, 08:17

I unpacked wireshark-1.12.2.tar.bz2 and tried "sudo ./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2" in wireshark-1.12.2. It still ends with "configure: error: Header file lua.h not found" although lua.h is in the search path. This seems like a wireshark installation issue. Thanks,

(08 Dec '14, 18:03) OtagoHarbour

You did yum install lua-devel before you tried to run sudo ./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2, right?

If not, do yum install lua-devel, to make sure you have the necessary header files and libraries.

And, in either case, don't run the configure script with sudo - unless your system is badly set up, you should not need root privileges to run the configure script or compile anything.

(08 Dec '14, 20:18) Guy Harris ♦♦

I did "sudo yum install lua-devel". Without the sudo, I get "You need to be root to perform this command.". "./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2" still ends with "configure: error: Header file lua.h not found." Thanks,

(09 Dec '14, 19:55) OtagoHarbour

Why are you doing the yum install without the sudo? You need to do it as root or with sudo (effectively as root).

(09 Dec '14, 21:19) Quadratic

Why are you doing the yum install without the sudo?

Probably because the original answer didn't have the sudo. I added it to the answer.

(10 Dec '14, 00:56) Guy Harris ♦♦

"./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2" still ends with "configure: error: Header file lua.h not found."

What does ls -l /usr/include/lua.h print? If it reports that it exists, look at the file config.log in the Wireshark source directory, look for "lua", and report all the output that concerns Lua.

(10 Dec '14, 00:58) Guy Harris ♦♦

Sorry about my slow reply. lua.h was not in /usr/include but I copied it there. "./configure --with-lua --with-gtk2" still ends with "configure: error: Header file lua.h not found." The lua related out from config.log was to voluminous for a comment so I put it as an addendum to the question. Thanks,

(12 Dec '14, 18:25) OtagoHarbour

lua.h was not in /usr/include

Where was it? /usr/include/lua5.1, or /usr/include/lua5.2, or some directory such as that?

(12 Dec '14, 19:35) Guy Harris ♦♦

My apologies! I did not notice that "sudo yum install lua-devel" had not finished running. I made sure it had finished and my problem with the wireshark installation went away. Thanks,

(14 Dec '14, 16:41) OtagoHarbour
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