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Source code changes of the file "TODO" between
libpcap-1.10.0.tar.gz and libpcap-1.10.1.tar.gz

About: libpcap is a packet filter library used by tools like tcpdump.

TODO  (libpcap-1.10.0):TODO  (libpcap-1.10.1)
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+ not very well suited for interactive programs (think ethereal). There + not very well suited for interactive programs (think ethereal). There
should be a way for the application to get a file descriptor which it should be a way for the application to get a file descriptor which it
has to monitor and a callback in pcap which has to be called on has to monitor and a callback in pcap which has to be called on
activity (XXX - "pcap_fileno()" handles the first part, although activity (XXX - "pcap_fileno()" handles the first part, although
"select()" and "poll()" don't work on BPF devices on most BSDs, and "select()" and "poll()" don't work on BPF devices on most BSDs, and
you can call "pcap_dispatch()" as the dispatch routine after putting you can call "pcap_dispatch()" as the dispatch routine after putting
the descriptor into non-blocking mode) the descriptor into non-blocking mode)
+ too many functions. There are a lot of functions for everything which + too many functions. There are a lot of functions for everything which
violates the KISS principle. Why do we need pcap_strerror, pcap_perror violates the KISS principle. Why do we need pcap_strerror, pcap_perror
and pcap_geterr? and pcap_geterr?
+ the manpage has a brief description of each function but where is the
big picture? Seems like you need to buy UNP for that...
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