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Am trying to compile squid to allow transparency using this command

./configure --enable-ipf-transparent 

on a MAC mini running 10.5.8

am getting a error

WARNING: Cannot find necessary IP-Filter header files 
         Transparent Proxy support WILL NOT be enabled

How can i solve this, how can I install the IP headers file, I already have the installer (IP Filter 4.1.33) but which distribution do I use for a mac

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First Mac OS X uses ipfw and not ipf (I know it looks the same but it's not)

So use this command to configure your build. It's only available with Squid 3.0 and up.

./configure --enable-ipfw-transparent

I'd suggest enabling SSL support as well

./configure --enable-ipfw-transparent --enable-ssl
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