Re: tcptrace-bugs OS X and libpcap

From: Shawn Ostermann (
Date: 06/19/02

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    From: "Shawn Ostermann" <>
    Subject: Re: tcptrace-bugs OS X and libpcap 
    Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 14:23:53 -0400

    That's odd. On my machine, it's in /usr/local/include/pcap.h
    I suspect it came from the developer's disk, but if you didn't install
    that, where did your compiler come from???

    Could you double check that it's not in the above location and then
    tell me if you have the developer's kit installed?

    If you're in a hurry, you can grab the file from


    > Delivery-Date: Wed Jun 19 01:08:34 2002
    > Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 22:05:26 -0700
    > From: Ben Arthur <>
    > To:
    > Subject: tcptrace-bugs OS X and libpcap
    > User-Agent: Mutt/1.2.5i
    > i'm trying to install tcptrace 6.0.1 on mac OS X 10.1.5. i do ./configure
    > and then make and get errors that it can't find pcap.h. i know that the
    > OS comes with tcpdump installed, so i guess that libpcap is already there.
    > and in fact there's something in /usr/lib called libpcap.A.dylib. yet i
    > can't find pcap.h anywhere on the system. is it just in some strange place
    > that neither i nor configure can find? or do i really need to install libpcap?
    > thanks,
    > ben
    > direct cc:'s to me would be appreciated.

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