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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY libpcap-download-http "http://www.tcpdump.org/release/libpcap-&libpcap-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY libpcap-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY libpcap-md5sum "dffd65cb14406ab9841f421732eb0f33">
10 <!ENTITY libpcap-size "816 KB">
11 <!ENTITY libpcap-buildsize "8.8 MB">
12 <!ENTITY libpcap-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="libpcap" xreflabel="libpcap-&libpcap-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="libpcap.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>libpcap-&libpcap-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="libpcap">
26 <primary sortas="a-libpcap">libpcap</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to libpcap</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>libpcap</application> provides functions for user-level
34 packet capture, used in low-level network monitoring.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs84_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&libpcap-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&libpcap-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &libpcap-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &libpcap-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &libpcap-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &libpcap-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
74 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
75 <listitem>
76 <para>
77 Recommended patch:
78 <ulink url="&patch-root;/libpcap-&libpcap-version;-enable_bluetooth-1.patch"/>
79 (Needed for bluez-5.21)
80 </para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">libpcap Dependencies</bridgehead>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
87 <para role="optional">
88 <xref linkend="bluez"/>,
89 <xref linkend="libnl"/>,
90 <xref linkend="libusb"/>,
91 Software distribution for the
92 <ulink url="http://www.endace.com/">DAG</ulink>, and
93 <ulink url="http://www.intel.com/">Septel</ulink> range of passive
94 network monitoring cards.
95 </para>
96
97 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
98 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/libpcap"/>
99 </para>
100 </sect2>
101
102 <sect2 role="installation">
103 <title>Installation of libpcap</title>
104
105 <para>
106 Install <application>libpcap</application> by running the
107 following commands:
108 </para>
109
110<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../libpcap-&libpcap-version;-enable_bluetooth-1.patch &amp;&amp;
111
112./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
113make</userinput></screen>
114
115 <para>
116 This package does not come with a test suite.
117 </para>
118
119 <para>
120 If you want to disable installing the static library, use this sed:
121 </para>
122
123<screen><userinput>sed -i '/INSTALL_DATA.*libpcap.a\|RANLIB.*libpcap.a/ s/^/#/' Makefile</userinput></screen>
124
125 <para>
126 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
127 </para>
128
129<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
130
131 </sect2>
132
133 <sect2 role="commands">
134 <title>Command Explanations</title>
135
136 <para><option>--enable-bluetooth=no</option>: Necessary, if the
137 recommended patch is not applied, because since 1.6.1 this application
138 needs a fix, in order to build with
139 <application>bluez-5.21</application>.</para>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="content">
144 <title>Contents</title>
145
146 <segmentedlist>
147 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
148 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
150
151 <seglistitem>
152 <seg>
153 pcap-config
154 </seg>
155 <seg>
156 libpcap.so, libpcap.a (optional)
157 </seg>
158 <seg>
159 /usr/include/pcap
160 </seg>
161 </seglistitem>
162 </segmentedlist>
163
164 <variablelist>
165 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
166 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
167 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
168
169 <varlistentry id="pcap-config">
170 <term><command>pcap-config</command></term>
171 <listitem>
172 <para>
173 provides configuration information for
174 <application>libpcap</application>.
175 </para>
176 <indexterm zone="libpcap pcap-config">
177 <primary sortas="c-libpcap">pcap-config</primary>
178 </indexterm>
179 </listitem>
180 </varlistentry>
181
182 <varlistentry id="libpcap-lib">
183 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libpcap.{a,so}</filename></term>
184 <listitem>
185 <para>
186 are libraries used for user-level packet capture.
187 </para>
188 <indexterm zone="libpcap libpcap-lib">
189 <primary sortas="c-libpcap">libpcap.{a,so}</primary>
190 </indexterm>
191 </listitem>
192 </varlistentry>
193
194 </variablelist>
195
196 </sect2>
197
198</sect1>
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