Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [tcpdump-workers] New RFCs for 1) pcap file format and 2) rp
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2020 12:01:53 -0700
On Apr 1, 2020, at 11:51 AM, Michael Richardson <[email protected]> wrote:

> Guy Harris via tcpdump-workers <[email protected]> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 5) Treat rpcap as "remote procedure call for libpcap" and put it under the the-tcpdump-group team, and put pcap under the pcapng team as per the same reason as 4).
>>> 
>>> Ok.
> 
>> This would require the rules in the pcapng repository Makefile to be in
>> the libpcap Makefile.in.
> 
>> Michael, would that be inconvenient to maintain?
> 
> Yes, I think it would be a pain, but it could be done.
> I certainly would not use the complex lib/* makefile if we really wanted to
> do that.   What about cmake side of things?

It's complex, too - and I don't know whether anybody's done a CMake version of that.

Would it make more sense to put the rpcap I-D into either 1) a separate team and repository or 2) another repository in the pcapng group, so that it has its own Makefile?