ports libpcap

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Feb 1 11:33:09 PST 2005

Paul Schmehl <pauls at utdallas.edu> writes:

> I just discovered that there is a port of libpcap.  Does anybody know
> if it performs better than the pcap that comes with FreeBSD?

Why?  Are you having problems with it?

The reason there is a port at all is to support people who might be
looking for more recent features than the version in the tree.  
At the moment, I'm not sure there are any significant differences;
speed won't be different, though.

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