[dpdk-users] Compilation failed on dpdk-16.04

Sheroo Pratap sheroopratapresearch at gmail.com
Fri May 20 14:03:02 CEST 2016

Hi All,

  I m trying to install dpdk-16.04 on my VM ubuntu.
  I tried to make the build but it failed with below error.

  anyone can help on this.

 ubuntu version is "Ubuntu 14.04.3 (64bit)"
 kernel version is 4.6.

* SYMLINK-FILE include/rte_eth_null.h*
*  INSTALL-LIB librte_pmd_null.a*
*== Build drivers/net/pcap*
*  CC rte_eth_pcap.o*
fatal error: pcap.h: No such file or directory*
*compilation terminated.*
*make[4]: *** [rte_eth_pcap.o] Error 1*
*make[3]: *** [pcap] Error 2*
*make[2]: *** [net] Error 2*
*make[1]: *** [drivers] Error 2*
*make: *** [all] Error 2*
*root at osboxes:/home/osboxes/Downloads/dpdk-16.04#*

Thanks and Regards
 Sheroo Pratap

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