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

Vern Paxson vern at
Tue Dec 16 09:13:14 PST 2003

> is Bro supported on NetBSD?

Not directly, since we don't have any NetBSD machines in house, but
it's certainly the intent that it runs under NetBSD (and in general
on systems with libpcap), if it's not too painful.

> 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

Looks like some more autoconf'ing will be needed :-(.  If someone cares
to contribute it, that would be great.


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