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Packet Sniffing with Perl - New Learner!
While I realize that your quest is for a "Perl" solution, I can't help but recognize that
that there is already a tremendous arsenal already available to accomplish your goal(s)
As I am most familiar with BSD-UNIX, I'll speak to that, but any *NIXish OS should
have comparable tools. May I suggest the following search:
as a possible solution (or lead) to what you're seeking.
my $perl_version = "5.12.4";