Subject: Re: Broken bpf in -current
To: Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 07/21/1999 17:02:45
In message <>,
Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires writes:

>Hello, folks.
>I am having problems with bpf applications over PPP.  They appeared
>first after I upgraded my i386 boxes to 1.4E ELF, but they're still
>around with 1.4G (sources from 1999/07/20).  This problem is most
>annoying because it interferes with the ability to define filters
>that would properly drive a dial-on-demand configuration with pppd.
>As the problems affects both tcpdump and pppd, I thought it could
>be in libpcap. [...]

If it helps, I know that libpcap works fine on both pmax and alpha
(apart from 64 vs 32 bit portability bugs in libpcap). Both systems
use ELF, so its unlikley to be an ELF-related problem. I'd look at the
ipv6 integration first.