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Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 14:57:48 +0200
From: Stefan Hummel <>
Subject: Re: error while compiling

Am 09.08.2011 10:35, schrieb Solar Designer:
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 10:55:31PM +0200, Stefan Hummel wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 13:32, Stefan Hummel<>   wrote:
>>>> gcc: libtool:: file or directory not found
>>>> gcc: link:: file or directory not found
>>>> mpicc: No such file or directory
> [...]
>> I've libtool and openmpi installed. What package includes "link"?
>> I'm using opensuse 11.4
> Your questions are more about installing proper "development" packages
> on your openSUSE than they're about JtR.  I am not a user of openSUSE,
> but a quick Google web search suggests that you need to install
> openmpi-devel, not just openmpi, and add /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/bin
> to your PATH.  It could be something like, as root:
> zypper install openmpi-devel
> then, as user:
> export PATH=/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/bin:$PATH
> and try to compile JtR again.  If it fails to find mpi.h, then add
> -I/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/include to CFLAGS in the Makefile.
> If you're using a 32-bit build of openSUSE, then replace lib64 with lib
> in the pathnames above.
> Disclaimer: I've never used openSUSE, I merely did your Google web
> search homework for you. ;-)
> As an alternative to MPI, you may use OpenMP.  Then you don't need to
> install anything extra, beyond having plain gcc and "development"
> libraries for glibc and OpenSSL installed.  Simply uncomment the line
> "OMPFLAGS = -fopenmp" in the Makefile.  The main drawback is that OpenMP
> is only supported for a subset of the hash and cipher types, so it may
> or may not work for the type(s) that you're interested in.
> Alexander
the compiling process worked.

export PATH=/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/bin:$PATH was the solution.

But when I'm now starting john I become the next error message:
stefan@...ux-ufn8:~/src/john-1.7.8-jumbo-5/run>  ./john
./john: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory



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