Things I cant understand

Joe Zeff joe at
Mon Oct 10 21:21:34 UTC 2011

On 10/10/2011 01:41 PM, Rick Stevens wrote:
> You should have just done a "yum install libpcap-devel" to get libpcap.
> There's no need to install from a tarball--libpcap has been in Fedora's
> repos for a LONG time.

And, AIUI, yum only checks its own database to see what's installed, 
which is why it didn't know about it being there.

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