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Recommended update for libpcap


(Last modified: 27MAY2005)

solutions Recommended update for libpcap SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (09c83a27677018f47b8e4676486cbf6d)

Applies to

Package: libpcap
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10170
Release: 20050527
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This is a update of libpcap for SLES9 SP2
  • adding a ethernetheader for packages from qeth-device (#74106, #73783, #35643) the code is only activ on s390/s390x
  • updated to version 0.8.1
    • the include file include/net/bpf.h renamed to include/pcap-bpf


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh libpcap.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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