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Re: libnet on cygwin: how to deal with libpcap?

On 2017-12-11 23:54, Gianpaolo Pedrazza wrote:
> I need to install libnet and I found on various sites [2][3] that the
> only one way to install the prerequisite libpcap is to extract the
> Developer Pack [4] into cygwin. I did it, I run all the tests and the
> pcap library seemed to work pretty well. So I run the configure file
> the latest available version of libnet and I was able to create the
> Makefile. My problem comes running the "make" command, because the
> libpcap library includes winsock2.h while libnet is based on socket.h.
> Is this definitely an incompatibility between the two libraries or
> there is something which can be done? Does someone know another way to
> install libpcap on cygwin?

Might want to look at
http://www.win10pcap.org/ or
https://github.com/nmap/npcap/ from the nmap project, or both.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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