Subject: Re: ascii dump for tcpdump (was Re: truss-like command for netbsd)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
Date: 10/12/1998 11:12:45
> In fact I sent the patches to LBL first - who gave that reason. So I
> PR'd them incase anyone in NetBSD land wanted them - they were
> rejected for the same reason (or more correctly as you've pointed out
> because LBL didn't want them).
One other point to consider is that its been a *long* time since
tcpdump first came out. Back in the early days of tcpdump it wasn't
common for folks to use encrypted logins. If someone snooped the
ethernet you were basically hosed. There were no choices. Nowadays
there are kerberos and ssh.