PcapPlusPlus v16.09 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-09-12 // over 4 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ September 2016 release of PcapPlusPlus

    โœ… Master branch is always kept stable, so the latest code can always be considered as the newest stable version.

    ๐Ÿ“ฆ This package contains:

    • Source code
    • Binaries compiled with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit), 12.04 LTS (64bit+32bit) (without DPDK and PF_RING)
    • Binaries compiled with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) and DPDK 2.1.0
    • Binaries compiled with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) and PF_RING 6.4.1
    • ๐Ÿ Binaries compiled with Windows using Mingw32
    • Binaries compiled with Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite) and 10.11 (El Capitan) using Xcode ranging from 6.1 to 8.0
    • ๐Ÿ“š Full documentation (both PcapPlusPlus web-site and API doxygen documentation) is available here: https://github.com/seladb/PcapPlusPlus-Doc/releases/tag/v16.09

    ๐Ÿ“ฆ In order to compile your application with the attached binary packages you need to:

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes (changes from v16.02):

    • ๐Ÿ†• New protocols:
      • SSL/TLS (parsing only)
      • SLL (Linux cooked capture)
    • ๐Ÿ†• New utilities:
      • PcapSplitter - splits a pcap file into smaller ones by various criteria
      • PcapSearch - search inside pcap files and match packets by user-defined pattern
      • PcapPrinter - outputs packets from a pcap file as a readable string
      • SSL Analyzer - analyzes SSL/TLS traffic and presents detailed information about it
      • PcapPlusPlus performance benchmark application
    • โž• Added namespace to avoid pollution of the global namespace
    • โž• Added capability to open pcap files in append mode
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed compilation issues with DPDK on Ubuntu 14.04 and gcc 4.8.x
    • Faster compilation process
    • โž• Added command-line switches to configure-linux.sh and configure-windows.bat
    • โž• Added continuous integration for all platforms (Win32, Linux and Mac OS X)
    • ๐Ÿ“œ IPv4 fragmentation detection and parsing
    • ๐Ÿ†• New and improved TCP/UDP flow key generation methods
    • VlanLayer - added CFI and priority getters + setters
    • โ™ป๏ธ Refactor TCP options
    • ๐Ÿ›  Many bugfixes