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I am using centos 6.5, and trying to build a wireshark 2.2.2 rpm from the source code.

this is what I get after running ./configure

The Wireshark package has been configured with the following options:
                   GLib version : v2.28.8
                Build wireshark : no
            Build wireshark-gtk : yes (with GTK+ v2.24.23)
                   Build tshark : yes
                  Build tfshark : no
                 Build capinfos : yes
                  Build captype : yes
                  Build editcap : yes
                  Build dumpcap : yes
                 Build mergecap : yes
               Build reordercap : yes
                Build text2pcap : yes
                  Build randpkt : yes
                   Build dftest : yes
                 Build rawshark : yes
              Build androiddump : yes
                  Build sshdump : no
                Build ciscodump : no
              Build randpktdump : yes
                    Build echld : no

   Save files as pcap-ng by default : yes
Install dumpcap with capabilities : no
         Install dumpcap setuid : no
              Use dumpcap group : (none)
                    Use plugins : yes
   Use external capture sources : yes
                Use Lua library : no
            Build Qt RTP player : no
          Build GTK+ RTP player : no
         Build profile binaries : no
               Use pcap library : yes
               Use zlib library : yes
           Use kerberos library : yes (MIT)
             Use c-ares library : no (name resolution will be disabled)
            Use SMI MIB library : no
         Use GNU gcrypt library : yes
         Use SSL crypto library : no
             Use GnuTLS library : no
 Use POSIX capabilities library : no
              Use GeoIP library : no
             Use libssh library : no
        Have ssh_userauth_agent : no
                 Use nl library : no
          Use SBC codec library : no

I have updated ran this command too to resolve any dependency issues which might be there..

yum install -y gcc-c++ bison flex gtk2 gtk2-devel libpcap-devel

But this is the error I keep getting when i run make rpm-package

make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/wireshark-2.2.2/ui/gtk'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/wireshark-2.2.2/ui/gtk'
 (cd ui/qt && make  top_distdir=../../wireshark-2.2.2     distdir=../../wireshark-2.2.2/ui/qt \
     am__remove_distdir=: am__skip_length_check=: am__skip_mode_fix=: distdir)
make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/wireshark-2.2.2/ui/qt'
  LRELEASE   wireshark_de.qm
/bin/sh: -silent: command not found
make[2]: *** [wireshark_de.qm] Error 127
make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/wireshark-2.2.2/ui/qt'
make[1]: *** [distdir] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/wireshark-2.2.2'
make: *** [dist] Error 2

dont know what to do about it, has anyone else had successfully made wireshark 2.2.2 rpm for centos 6.x

asked 30 Nov '16, 22:54

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Actually the RPMs now follow what you chose in ./configure (at for some options). It should work to build just the Gtk version (useful for RHEL 6 since--IIRC--the Qt version won't build there).

The problem here is that it was trying to build the Qt I18N stuff without having detected Qt. I just backported João's fix to the 2.2 branch so this will work in the next version. (In the meantime you could manually apply the patch.)

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answered 01 Dec '16, 10:53

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Th RPM package assumes that you will also build the Qt based GUI. And it looks like you have not installed the corresponding dependencies (as seen in the configure output): Build wireshark : no

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answered 01 Dec '16, 01:44

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I had configured it explicitly to not use QT, still it didnot impact how dist was made.

(01 Dec '16, 23:13) himanshu097
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