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Re: Nmap and XML Output Questions
From: Alan Jones <asj () ipa net>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 15:17:54 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

Fyodor,  

The adapter naming was just a small thing and maybe a symptom of a bigger probelm.


 The WinPcap people had said something to the effect of 
  "A clean solution to the problem is to use pcap_findalldevs(), which is available on 
   both WinPcap and libpcap from quite a lot of time."

Specifcly you may want to look at 

http://www.mail-archive.com/winpcap-users () winpcap polito it/msg01700.html

and this

http://seclists.org/lists/nmap-dev/2004/Apr-Jun/0024.html

It may help you greatly improve Nmap's windows compatability and cross platform code.


Any guesses when we will see a new versnion of Nmap anyway?




-----Original Message-----
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Sent: May 17, 2004 2:35 PM
To: Alan Jones <asj () ipa net>
Cc: nmap-dev () insecure org
Subject: Re: Nmap and XML Output Questions

On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 02:28:30PM -0500, Alan Jones wrote:
Also Fyodor, can you tell us if after the discussions about WinPCap
and how the WinPcap people suggest Nmap interact with WinPcap if you
were able to made the suggested improvements?  The changes sounded
like they would make things more compatible across platforms thus
easier to maintain and provide compatibility with the new version of
WinPcap.

I made the change relating to adaptor naming.  It is in the latest
nmap-dev test releases and will be in the next official release.

Cheers,
-F



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