libpcap Changelog

New in version 1.6.2

November 26th, 2014
  • Don't crash on filters testing a non-existent link-layer type field.
  • Fix sending in non-blocking mode on Linux with memory-mapped capture.
  • Fix timestamps when reading pcap-ng files on big-endian machines.

New in version 1.5.3 (January 27th, 2014)

  • Don't let packets that don't match the current filter get to the application when TPACKET_V3 is used. (GitHub issue #331)
  • Fix handling of pcap_loop()/pcap_dispatch() with a packet count of 0 on some platforms (including Linux with TPACKET_V3). (GitHub issue #333)
  • Work around TPACKET_V3 deficiency that causes packets to be lost when a timeout of 0 is specified. (GitHub issue #335)
  • Man page formatting fixes.

New in version 1.0.0 (October 28th, 2008)

  • Support was added for IPMB, LAPD, AX25, JUNIPER_ST, 802.15.4, variable length 802.11 headers, X2E data type, Linux tpacket frame headers, and the SITA ACN interface.
  • Support was added for zerocopy BPF on platforms that support it.
  • VLAN support on Linux was improved.
  • Dynamic library support on Mac OS X was fixed.
  • Assorted other enhancements and bugfixes were made.