Re: tcptrace-bugs PCAP error: 'bogus savefile header' version 6.6.1

From: Joshua Blanton (
Date: 05/04/05

Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 11:27:40 -0400
From: Joshua Blanton <>
Subject: Re: tcptrace-bugs PCAP error: 'bogus savefile header' version 6.6.1
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Robb Wroblewski wrote:
> After doing some more research ( google ) I found threads of
> incompatibility. I also am unable to straight tcpdump the files
> anymore. It is a gentoo box and I am looking into what changes the SA
> may have made. Thank you for your quick response. I will let you know
> if I come up with a resolution so you can add to FAQ if you wanted
> even though it's not specific to your application. Looks like it's a
> really slick app so I will invest some time into trying to get it
> setup correctly.

Ah, gentoo... Yeah, I'm not surprised that they broke
libpcap/tcptrace - they have a habit of breaking pretty much every
piece of software they touch, from what I've seen. I'm not sure why
they would be mucking with the file format of libpcap dumps, but I
would not be surprised at all.


Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for
those who didn't.
	-- Ben Franklin

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