[tcpdump-workers] New RFCs for 1) pcap file format and 2) rpcapd protocol?

Guy Harris gharris at sonic.net
Sun Mar 22 13:30:48 EDT 2020


On Mar 21, 2020, at 2:38 PM, Guy Harris via tcpdump-workers <tcpdump-workers at lists.tcpdump.org> wrote:

> On Mar 21, 2020, at 2:14 PM, Guy Harris via tcpdump-workers <tcpdump-workers at lists.tcpdump.org> wrote:
> 
>> The options I see are:
> 
> 4) add a new team for rpcap, as it's a protocol rather than a file format, and thus only indirectly tied to pcap/pcapng, and putting the pcap format in the pcapng team because you can't have a pcap*ng* without having had a pcap in the first place.

5) Treat rpcap as "remote procedure call for libpcap" and put it under the the-tcpdump-group team, and put pcap under the pcapng team as per the same reason as 4).


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