Subject: Re: importing libpcap 0.8.3, UPDATE
To: David Young <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/22/2004 18:49:59
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On Sep 22, 2004, at 3:56 PM, David Young wrote:

> Do we still want to diverge from the API, as in this 
> revision?
> 	----------------------------
> 	revision 1.24
> 	date: 2000/10/06 16:39:24;  author: thorpej;  state: Exp;  lines: +53 
> -2
> 	Add pcap_compile_nopcap() from the most recent libpcap release
> 	from, although with a slightly different signature.
> 	The version has no way to report an error string back
> 	to the caller.  This version takes an additional "errbuf" argument
> 	(similar to pcap_open_*()).

The version of the call is completely lame for not having 
that errbuf argument.  Keep our local patch, and get them to fix it.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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