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I would like to know if libpcap latest version (1.8.1) support writing pcapng format ? From reading different blogs, I see it supports only reading pcapng format. However I see that wireshark supports both read/write pcapng. So, Has wireshark implemented writing in pcapng format ?.

Kindly let me know. Thanks

asked 02 Jun '17, 03:36

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edited 02 Jun '17, 03:37


Wireshark has supported reading and writing in pcap-ng for a long time. Wireshark has its own code to read and write pcap-ng files. As far as I know libpcap does not support writing pcap-ng files. Questions abou that are better asked on tcpdump mailing lists.

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answered 02 Jun '17, 05:37

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Thanks will check with tcpdump mailing lists..

(02 Jun '17, 05:51) subhashmohan

I would like to know if libpcap latest version (1.8.1) support writing pcapng format ?

No.

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answered 02 Jun '17, 19:08

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