[nycbug-talk] some C help?
Brian A. Seklecki
lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Mon Mar 12 21:22:23 EDT 2007
There's no harm (performance) in defaulting to a larger snaplen regardless
of #ifdef INET6.
If anything, it should be a runtime check against the interface type!
Besides, shops that use tcpdump in extreme high performance environments
are going to run a custom build out of Ports/Pkgsrc anyway, not the
But I guess that's up to the maintainers.
On Mon, 12 Mar 2007, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Mar 2007, Okan Demirmen wrote:
>> On Mon 2007.03.12 at 15:29 -0400, Charles Sprickman wrote:
>>> Top posting, don't kill me...
>>> I had a busy weekend, so I did not get a chance to digest all this yet,
>>> but it looks like I should be able to get this going with all the
>>> information I've got so far.
>> what would be interesting to know is if your situation matches that of
>> brian's. are you compiling a kernel without ipv6 support?
> [spork at slimjim ~]$ grep INET /sys/i386/conf/ENO
> options INET # InterNETworking
> #options INET6 # IPv6 communications protocols
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