|author||Guy Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2004-03-21 22:55:59 +0000|
|committer||Guy Harris <email@example.com>||2004-03-21 22:55:59 +0000|
Update to note that the 10.3.3 Software Update will probably also
install a new libpcap shared library but not install new libpcap headers. svn path=/trunk/; revision=10428
Diffstat (limited to 'README.macos')
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/README.macos b/README.macos
index 0c069b8c10..4339b692e1 100644
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-$Id: README.macos,v 1.3 2004/03/21 19:04:44 jmayer Exp $
+$Id: README.macos,v 1.4 2004/03/21 22:55:59 guy Exp $
This file tries to help building Ethereal for Mac OS X (Ethereal does
not work on earlier versions of Mac OS).
@@ -28,11 +28,20 @@ following:
pcap-util.c: In function `get_interface_list_findalldevs':
pcap-util.c:195: error: `pcap_if_t' undeclared (first use in this function)
-On first sight, it seems that Mac OS X 10.3.2 ships with a weird version of
-libpcap that includes pcap_findalldevs, but no definition for pcap_if_t.
-As it turns out, this isn't true. 10.3.2 ships with an 0.6[.x]-derived
-libpcap that doesn't include "pcap_findalldevs()". The problem is caused
-by a Security Update - it updates the libpcap dylib to 0.8.1, but doesn't
+On first sight, it would appear that Mac OS X 10.x ships with a weird
+version of libpcap that includes pcap_findalldevs, but no definition for
+As it turns out, this isn't true for Mac OS X 10.3 through 10.3.2; they
+ships with an 0.6[.x]-derived libpcap that doesn't include
+"pcap_findalldevs()". The problem in those releases is caused by a
+Security Update - it updates the libpcap dylib to 0.8.1, but doesn't
update the header files (or the man page - and also doesn't update the
-tcpdump man page to 3.8.1). As a workaround, install pcap.h, pcap-bpf.h
-and pcap-stdinc.h from libpcap 0.8.1 in "/usr/include".
+tcpdump man page to 3.8.1).
+In addition, the Software Update to 10.3.3 and later will update the
+libpcap dylib but not the header files. If systems come pre-installed
+with 10.3.3, they might have the correct header files (and man pages).
+As a workaround, install pcap.h, pcap-bpf.h and pcap-stdinc.h from
+tcpdump.org's libpcap 0.8.1 in "/usr/include".