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Change Logs

* Mon Jan 11 2021 Martin Hauke <>
- Update to version 0.6.8
  * Bugfix release
  * remove "CFLAGS+=-fcommon"
* Sun Jun 07 2020 Martin Hauke <>
- Set CFLAGS+=-fcommon
* Mon May 04 2020 Martin Hauke <>
- Update to version 0.6.7
  * trafgen: reset errno before calling sscanf in str2mac
  * ifpps: fix iface stat parsing if interface name contains
    uppercase characters
  * mausezahn: fix display of missing argument error
  * mausezahn: support -R to set packet priority
  * netsniff-ng: handle various malformed packets in protocol
Version: 0.6.4-bp150.2.4
* Fri Jan 05 2018
- Update to version 0.6.4
  * DNS header generation in trafgen
  * Support for dumping proto headers in trafgen
  * Fixes for dinc()/ddec() to properly respect min/max range and
    avoid counter corruption
  * Fixes for NULL pointer dereferences and resource leaks in trafgen
  * Build fixes for various compiler versions, libc implementations
    and distributions
- Rebase patch:
  * netsniff-ng-fix-ncurses.diff
* Thu Jun 01 2017
- Use ncurses5-devel instead of ncurses-devel for Tumbleweed
* Fri May 26 2017
- Trim filler wording.
* Tue Apr 11 2017
- update to 0.6.3
  - Allow to specify packet offsets in trafgen packet header functions.
    By Vadim Kochan.
  - Allow trafgen to send packets from pcap file. By Vadim Kochan.
  - Support trafgen interface without IP address in packet header
    functions. By Ken Wu.
  - Various other improvements and cleanups in the packet header
    functions of trafgen. By Vadim Kochan.
  - Tab based user interface for flowtop. Introduced a tab for flow
    statistics per PID. By Vadim Kochan.
  - Fixed buffer overflow in device_addr2str() causing Linux cooked header
    dissector to crash. Reported by @jamieparfet, fixed by Tobias Klauser.
  - Fixed build due to missing GENL_ID_GENERATE if compiling against
    kernel headers >= 4.10 (see issue #171).
    Reported by Jaroslav ?karvada (@yarda), fixed by Tobias Klauser.
* Mon Nov 07 2016
- update to 0.6.2
  - Many improvements to the trafgen protocol generation functions,
    e.g. the ability to increment/randomize protocol fields at runtime
    using dinc()/rnd(), new functions to generate IPv6, ICMPv4/v6, PFC,
    and IEEE 802.3X PAUSE headers. From Vadim Kochan and Tobias Klauser.
  - flowtop UI improvements. From Vadim Kochan.
  - Packet counting fixes, e.g. to not account for duplicate packets
    received over the loopüback interface. From Paolo Abeni.
  - Allow IPv6 ranges to be specified for source and dest addresses
    in mausezahn. From Tommy Beadle.
  - Build system improvements, allowing to specify more options to the
    configure script. See './configure --help' for details.
    From Vadim Kochan and Tobias Klauser.
  - Various compilation fixes, e.g. for warnings or build failure
    certain systems. From Yousong Zhou and arch3y.
  - Various documentation improvements and fixes. From Vadim Kochan,
    Hisao Tanabe, and Tobias Klauser.
  - add patch netsniff-ng-fix-ncurses.diff
    fix some ncurses related issues during compile time
* Tue Mar 22 2016
- update to 0.6.1
  - Newly added trafgen configuration language which allows to specify the
    packets in a more convenient format. See trafgen(8) for more details on
    the supported protocols and keywords.
  - Additional runtime commands for flowtop which allow to toggle/filter
    display of flows.
  - Command line options to pass macro definitions to trafgen and bpfc.
  - Made the build of all netsniff-ng tools reproducible (stable link order).
  - Fix download of GeoIP databases so the files don't get corrupted.
* Sat Nov 07 2015
- update to 0.6.0
- removed patches (fixed upstream)
  - netsniff-ng-pkgconfig.diff
  - netsniff-ng-fix-manpage-perms.diff
* Wed Nov 04 2015
- update to 0.5.9
- fix source-url
- removed old patches (upstream no longer use CMake)
  - netsniff-ng-optflags.patch
  - netsniff-ng-cmake_pod2man_without_stderr.patch
  - netsniff-pkgconfig.diff
- add patches
  - netsniff-ng-pkgconfig.diff (handle libnetfilter_conntrack)
  - netsniff-ng-fix-manpage-perms.diff (fix manpage permissions during install)
- now requires libnl-3 - removed all handling for different libnl versions
- build against libsodium instead of nacl
- ran speccleaner
* Thu Jun 20 2013
- corrected BuildRequires for libnl-devel
* Sun Jun 16 2013
- Properly search for libraries using pkgconfig
* Wed Jun 12 2013
- update to 0.5.7
* Thu Mar 29 2012
- update to 0.5.6: see changelog
* Sat Sep 24 2011
- remove dependency in licenses, not in Factory anymore
* Mon Oct 11 2010
- update to 0.5.5:
  * the PCAP file format is supported, which enables netsniff-ng to dump, read, and replay traces to or from harddisk
  * lots of new packet printing options were added, targeted for debugging and reverse engineering
  * automatic NIC IRQ affinity adaption is done if netsniff-ng is bound to a specific CPU
  * the possibility to manually set up ring size was added
  * POSIX compatible extended regular expression based filtering of packet content was implemented
* Thu Feb 18 2010
- update to
  * fixes an issue where, under specific conditions, netsniff-ng's
    rx_ring stops receiving packets
  * basic BPF checks have been added
* Sat Jan 02 2010
- update to patches merged upstream
* Fri Jan 01 2010
- fix segfault in buffer overflow patch
* Thu Dec 31 2009
- new package (0.5.4)
Version: 0.6.4-bp151.3.6
* Thu Nov 15 2018 Cristian Rodríguez <>
-  netsniff-ng-ncursesw.patch replaces netsniff-ng-fix-ncurses.diff
  choose ncurses6w and not ncurses5 for build.
Version: 0.6.6-bp151.5.3.1
* Thu Nov 07 2019 Martin Hauke <>
- Do not longer build with support for GeoIP
  GeoIP has been discontinued by Maxmind. Please see
  for details. Without the database GeoIP is useless.
* Thu May 09 2019 Martin Hauke <>
- Update to version 0.6.6
  * implement rotating capture files in netsniff-ng
  * fixed '--in -' to work again with STDIN in trafgen
  * fixed -t 0 option to use sendto in trafgen
  * checksum calculation for ICMP and TCP in astraceroute
  * fix for reading mirrors from file in astraceroute
  * use GZIP_ENV instead of GZIP in build system
  * fixed manpage warnings
  * added error handling for mismatched address families in mausezahn.
- Update to version 0.6.5
  * add DCCP support to netsniff-ng
  * fix segfault in mausezahn
  * add date format strings to --out in netsniff-ng
  * restore handling of raw hex string passed in on command line in
  * support ICMPv6 checksums in trafgen
  * improve random mac address generation in mausezahn
  * man page updates and reformatting