[tcpdump-workers] Link-layer header type for unix domain sockets (UDS)

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Mon Mar 25 10:01:19 EDT 2019


František Kučera <konference at frantovo.cz> wrote:
    > Dne 24. 03. 19 v 19:18 Guy Harris napsal(a):
    >> So perhaps we need separate link-layer header types for "arbitrary
    >> segment of a stream" (which would require TCP-like processing) and
    >> "datagram"?

    > UDS are bit weird from the layer point of view, because they are like
    > TCP or UDP but on the other hand, there is nothing like IP under
    > them. So it is a question whether UDS should be considered a link-layer
    > or something above it.

pcapng is way better format for this kind of thing.

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