libpcap compatibility problem (Re: new bro "CURRENT" release - 0.8a57)

Christian Kreibich christian at
Mon Dec 15 06:20:06 PST 2003


On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 18:39, Vern Paxson wrote:
> Argh - the 0.8a57 release uses some new libpcap functionality
> (pcap_compile_nocap(), and calling pcap_freecode() with a bpf_program*)
> that isn't supported in older libpcap releases.  If someone could please
> contribute autoconf tweaks to deal with this incompatibility, I'd much
> appreciate it.

is Bro supported on NetBSD? If so, a recent thread on ethereal-dev
discussed pcap_compile_nopcap() in that context and might be relevant
for Bro. Have a look at


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