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Re^3: decoding libpcap on windows

by VinsWorldcom (Vicar)
on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:50 UTC ( #995994=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: decoding libpcap on windows
in thread decoding libpcap on windows

I use Windows pretty much exclusively. I'm on Windows 7 x64 with Strawberry Perl 5.16.1.

You're describing the very reason I moved away from Active State - the sometimes shoddy support for modules in their PPM process. Active State *may* now have a CPAN client and that's how I recommend installing Net::Frame.

On Windows, with Strawberry, I just used:

cpan Net::Frame cpan Net::Frame::Dump

You'll also probably want many supporting modules to get some really good decodes:

cpan Net::Frame::Simple cpan Net::Frame::Layer::ICMPv4 cpan Net::Frame::Layer::IPv6 cpan Net::Frame::Layer::ICMPv6 cpan Net::Frame::Layer::LLC cpan Net::Frame::Layer::STP cpan Net::Frame::Layer::8021Q

I don't believe any of these need a C compiler; however, you will need Net::Pcap installed and that does require a C compiler and some bug fixes to get installed on Windows. If you don't already have Net::Pcap installed, have a look at Re: On Yaks and the Shaving Thereof - finding exported symbols of a C library.


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