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packet assembly library (libpal)
Libpal is an easy-to-use, straightforward packet assembly library that allows programmers to forge any kind of IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP and application layer packages. It provides an interface consisting of several functions which can be found in packet.h. A list of features includes fully configurable:

  • ethernet header, type and payload (CVS only)
  • (R)ARP packets (CVS only)
  • IP header, options and payload
  • ICMP messages
  • TCP header, options and payload
  • UDP header and payload


Documentation is located in doc/.


Download version 0.1.4a (beta)
released on 22 January 2009



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LGPLv2.1Kelly Hopkins22 January 2009

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Marc Kirchner Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 January 2009.


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