Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] request help for packet capture using libpcap
From: "Luis EG Ontanon" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 14:36:00 +0200
Nothing captured?
Unflushed output?

 24 bytes is the pcap file header and no packets.


On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 1:10 PM,  <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>
> Hello ,
>
> I have been trying to write a small application using libpcap library.
> Purpose is to capture some live network packets(say 100 packets) and store
> them in a file (pcap_savefile).
>
> Please refer the attachment for the code.
>
> As per my understanding the pcap_savefile should be in "pcap" format as this
> is the default file format for libpacp.
> But when I pass this file to wireshark, it does not show any packet data.
> Also the size of the pcap_savefile is just around 24 bytes for 100 packets.
> So I was wondering whether the programm is actually capturing any network
> packet.
>
> Could anyone please suggest how I can improve the programe and store the
> data in pcap format.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Regards,
> Atdev
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