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fedora core 4 box trying to install ebtables from sourceforge.net. i get this error message when i try and run make command

[root@peng ebtables-v2.0.6]# ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
[root@peng ebtables-v2.0.6]# make
gcc -Wall -Wunused -DPROGVERSION=\"2.0.6\" -DPROGNAME=\"ebtables\" -DPROGDATE=\"November\ 2003\" -D_PATH_ETHERTYPES=\"/etc/ethertypes\" -c -o getethertype.o getethertype.c -Iinclude/
gcc -Wall -Wunused -DPROGVERSION=\"2.0.6\" -DPROGNAME=\"ebtables\" -DPROGDATE=\"November\ 2003\" -D_PATH_ETHERTYPES=\"/etc/ethertypes\" -c -o ebtables.o ebtables.c -Iinclude/
ebtables.c: In function ‘list_em’:
ebtables.c:583: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 1 of ‘print_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:583: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 2 of ‘print_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:590: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 1 of ‘print_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:590: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 2 of ‘print_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c: In function ‘check_rule_exists’:
ebtables.c:1174: error: label at end of compound statement
ebtables.c: In function ‘main’:
ebtables.c:2192: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 2 of ‘get_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:2192: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 3 of ‘get_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:2207: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 2 of ‘get_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
ebtables.c:2207: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 3 of ‘get_mac_and_mask’ differ in signedness
make: *** [ebtables.o] Error 1
[root@peng ebtables-v2.0.6]#  

Anyone have any ideas? Im trying to set up a transparent firewall and was under the impression i needed ebtables, plus all the how tos ive seen say to use ebtables.
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Question by:Sentinel8o
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Why not just download an RPM from:

http://ebtables.sourceforge.net/

or

http://dag.wieers.com/packages/ebtables/

(wieers doesn't seem to have a pre-built binary RPM for FC4, but I bet the FC3 one would probably work, or you could just rebuild the src RPM w/ "rpmbuild --rebuild")

Cheers,
-Jon
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