Vasil Dimov vd at datamax.bg
Fri Jun 3 07:13:27 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 09:10:00PM -0400, John Von Essen wrote:
> Ports is listed as the maintainer for this package.
> I have noticed (4.10) that when you quit out of iftop (version 0.16) 
> two PIDs remain in the background. If you run iftop again, another two 
> PID's are left, bringing it up to four, and so on.
> Eventually, after the third or fourth time, you get:
> interface: fxp0
> Cannot obtain hardware address on this platform
> IP address is:
> pcap_open_live(fxp0): (no devices found) /dev/bpf4: No such file or 
> directory
> This behavior doesn't exist on Linux or Solaris platform. Should I 
> submit a PR, or contact iftop developers first and see what they have 
> to say?
> PS - I'm not subscribed to the list, so please include my address in 
> your reply.
> Thanks
> John

Iftop's fork resolver is buggy. We should choose another one at
configure-time. I will take care of that port.
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