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[870cad4]1Requirements:
2 * >=automake-1.9
3 * >=libpcap-0.8
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[670d3de]5Installing libtrace:
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[6378b14]7./configure
[670d3de]8make
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[ae63c90]11You may need to add the line '/usr/local/lib' to your /etc/ld.so.conf and
12run 'ldconfig' as root.
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15Using libtrace:
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17There are a number of example programs which should cover the basics of what you need within libtrace-x.y.z/examples/.
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20Large trace files:
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[870cad4]22The versions of libpcap that ship with Debian Woody don't support
[670d3de]23large file offsets.
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26To get around this, you have a number of options:
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28* Don't use compressed files.
29* Use stdin as the target of the input uri, and use cat or zcat to pipe the
30  file into stdin, eg:
[870cad4]31  zcat largetrace.pcap.gz | program -i pcap:-
[670d3de]32* Use process substitution in place of a filename, eg:
[870cad4]33  program -i pcap:<(zcat largetrace.pcap.gz)
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