tcpdump build problems / new tcpdump tree?

Patrick McHardy kaber at
Mon Nov 15 18:37:05 UTC 2010

Am 15.11.2010 18:53, schrieb Erik Tews:
> Hi
> Building the libpcap tree works fine, but because libpcap depends on
> libnl for dect monitoring, every programm using libpcap.a needs to be
> linked with libnl and libnl-dect. Just trying to build tcpdump from git
> fails because of that.
> What would be the best solution for this problem? Starting a new tcpdump
> tree or trying to fix it in the libpcap tree?

Perhaps we could use weak symbol bindings or dlopen to get at
the libnl symbols. Both should work I guess.

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