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Wireshark-dev: [Wireshark-dev] need to read pcaps to develop a display system for the packets

From: prashanth s <prbanglore@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 17:21:29 +0530
Hi all,
I need to develop an application that reads a pcap as input and then diplays the packet contents in a style that should make it easy for the reader to understand - perhaps in the way wireshark does it. I have just come to know that libcap library is used by the applications to capture packets and then to display them. 
Could any one please suggest me pointers on this to start work with? Which would be better? Using C, C++ for the display mechanisms or using python?