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Re: libnet-pcap-perl ??
Brian Ford wrote:
> > The problem with all this is that the winpcap DLLs are compiled with
> > Mingw and depend on msvcrt, so if you want to use them with Cygwin apps
> > you have to recompile them to use cygwin1.dll. If you don't do this,
> > the libpcap application (Net::Pcap in this case) will compile but fail
> > to run correctly.
> Just curious what this really means. I use the winpcap DLLs daily in a
> Cygwin appliction (custom, not Perl) without incident. Am I just lucky?
I'm not entirely sure either. :-) I too have "fudged it" and gotten
some apps to work, but with strage behavior sometimes. Run cygcheck on
the app and see if it's loading both cygwin1.dll and msvcr*.dll, if so
then it's luck. I think it mostly tends to work because the winpcap
stuff doesn't call the C runtime for much.
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