PcapPlusPlus v17.02 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-02-19 // about 4 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ February 2017 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 16.04 LTS (64bit),14.04 LTS (64bit), 12.04 LTS (64bit) (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 5.3.0 (32bit) and MinGW-w64 6.3.0 (32bit)
    • ๐Ÿš€ Binaries compiled with Windows using Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 (32bit and 64bit, Debug and Release configurations)
    • Binaries compiled with Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) and 10.12 (Sierra) using Xcode ranging from 6.4 to 8.2
    • ๐Ÿ“š Full documentation (both PcapPlusPlus web-site and API doxygen documentation) is available here: https://github.com/seladb/PcapPlusPlus-Doc/releases/tag/v17.02

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

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes (changes from v16.09):

    • ๐Ÿš€ Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 support - x86 (32bit) & x64 (64bit) + Debug & Release configurations
    • ๐Ÿ”ง MinGW-w64 support (32bit configuration only)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Native PcapNG format support (reading and writing files)
    • ๐Ÿ†• New protocols:
      • DHCP
      • Null/Loopback
      • IGMP
    • ๐Ÿ†• New and updated utilities:
      • Added ICMP file transfer utility
      • PcapSplitter
      • Added the option to split only packets matching to a certain BPF filter
      • Support splitting of large files (more than 2GB)
      • PcapPrinter:
      • Added support for printing PcapNG files
      • Added printing of packet comments (supported only in PcapNG files)
      • Added printing of file info
      • PcapSearch:
      • Added searching inside PcapNG files
      • HttpAnalyzer:
      • Added analyzing of HTTP packets inside PcapNG files
      • SSLAnalyzer:
      • Added analyzing of SSL/TLS packets inside PcapNG files
    • โž• Added blocking mode capturing in PcapLiveDevice
    • Match packets with BPF filter without device instance
    • ๐Ÿ— Simplified build process (removed dependency in platform.mk)
    • โž• Added clear filter capability to all devices
    • ๐Ÿ›  Many bugfixes