A number of errors can occur during the build and installation process. Some hints on solving these are provided here.
cmake stage fails you will need to find out why. You can check the
CMakeError.log in the build directory to find
out what failed. The last few lines of this file should help in determining the
The standard problems are that you do not have a required development package on
your system or that the development package isn’t new enough. Note that
installing a library package isn’t enough. You need to install its development
package as well.
cmake will also fail if you do not have libpcap (at least
the required include files) on your system.
If you cannot determine what the problems are, send an email to the
wireshark-dev mailing list explaining your problem. Include the output from
cmake and anything else you think is relevant such as a trace of the