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Changes for version 0.18 - 2016-05-15

  • Bugfixes
    • CPAN RT #77807: Net::Pcap is no longer limited to one callback function, thanks to a patch by James Rouzier.
    • CPAN RT #55163: Typo in eg/pcapdump (Iain Arnell and Jose Pedro Oliveira).
    • CPAN RT #83842: Typo in Net:Pcap (Xavier Guimard).
  • API
    • Added pcap_offline_filter() (Martijn Lievaart).
  • Code
    • use warnings (David Farrell).
  • Documentation
    • Moved HISTORY from README to main documentation.
    • Rewrote AUTHORS to acknowledge all contributors.
    • Updated copyright years.
  • Tests
    • Added timeouts to prevent tests from hanging (Patrice Auffret).
    • t/17-lib_version.t: adjust regexp to match Apple builds (David Farrell).
    • t/50-poe-component-pcap.t: small improvments.
    • Added t/50-net-pcap-easy.t to test with Net::Pcap::Easy.
    • Added t/50-anyevent-pcap.t to test with AnyEvent::Pcap.
    • Make t/50-* pass with old versions of Test::More
  • Distribution
    • Converted the Changes file to CPAN::Changes::Spec format.
    • Makefile.PL: append CCFLAGS to $Config{ccflags} instead of overriding it.
    • Makefile.PL: now dies when libpcap isn't found.
    • Makefile.PL: declare minimum Perl version (David Farrell).


Prints detailed information about the network devices


Interface to the pcap(3) LBL packet capture library