Message-Id: <200101102150.QAA17342@picard.cs.ohiou.edu> From: "Shawn Ostermann" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: red hat fix Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 16:50:37 -0500
>> Well, I've managed to build tcptrace on a Redhat system WITH the silly
>> libpcap they include. It's actually very easy.
>> The trick is to change the two assignments the compiler doesn't like
>> in tcpdump.c into four assignments. See the problem is that you can't
>> assign a bpf_timeval to a timeval, even though they're the exact same
>> thing. So if you have:
>> timeval something;
>> bpf_timeval something_else;
>> something = something_else;
>> is a no-no, but,
>> something.tv_sec = something_else.tv_sec;
>> something.tv_usec = something_else.tv_usec;
>> works just fine.
>> It's kind of a stupid fix, but it does work.
OK, fine, let's do that. It's no less efficient, since the compiler
will likely generate the same code either way. Put a note above the
changed code that we did it for the Redhat folks.
That said, we should make "put tcptrace sources into a CVS tree on
masaka" a high priority item.
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