Re: problems compiling

From: Wesley Eddy (
Date: 12/27/00

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    Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 23:48:35 -0500
    From: Wesley Eddy <>
    Subject: Re: problems compiling
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    On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 04:52:21PM -0800, Chris Young wrote:
    > Please advise as to how to proceed -
    > I get the following errors when trying to compile on Red Hat Linux 2.2.14-5.0.
    > tcpdump.c: In function `pread_tcpdump':
    > tcpdump.c:179: incompatible types in assignment
    > tcpdump.c: In function `PcapSavePacket':
    > tcpdump.c:314: incompatible types in assignment
    > make: *** [tcpdump.o] Error 1

    This is a known problem with tcptrace on Redhat. The libpcap that comes with
    Redhat uses bpf_timevals instead of timevals like tcptrace expects causing
    compilation errors. The fix is to replace your libpcap with one a little
    less modified than the Redhat one.


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