> > the only packets it seems to be collecting are ones that are being sent
> > > to the local host
> > >
> > > i'm just wondering could i modify this code to pick up all
> > > packets being sent from the machine, sent to the machine
> > > and all packets that the interface might pick up in promisc
> > > mode?
> > Ummm, put the interface into promisc mode, perhaps?
> > Don't know how to do this in code, but look at the
> > source for tcpdump and/or ifconfig and all should be
> > revealed.
>> I'd imagine that the src for sniffit would probably contain something
> along this line too
> BTW what are you trying to do ??
sniffit like tcpdump uses an library called pcap as an interface for
capturing packets. i've looked quickly using pcap and i deceided against
it, although... maybe i should have another look :-)
basically write a tool that will dump the payload of all packets being
sent from, being sent to and being sent accross my NIC, and learn some
socket programming on the way.
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