Subject: Re: Updating libpcap - (Was: problam with PCAP, I think it has a bug)
To: David Brownlee <>
From: None <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/02/2000 10:52:51
>> Hello,
>> I WAs porting my sniff application from the FreeBSD ports collection to
>> NetBSD it is something fast and automatic, the systems are similar.
>> So I just created a new sniff version 2.0 just for NetBSD.
>> It also work on FreeBSD and Solaris but I will publish it on NetBSD for
>> now.
>> The problem is with a libpcap internal routine which I think on NetBSD it
>> is buggy.
>> I use in the pcap_compile function the optimization optoin set to 1.
>> IT crashes. It works only if I put the optimization option set to 0.

	could you send me
	- how to crash it (a certain argument to libpcap functions, i bet).
	  please make the sequence repeatable every time.
	- stack trace
	please send-pr it to NetBSD PR database.