[Winpcap-users] Out of my depth...

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jul 22 18:05:42 PDT 2009

On Jul 22, 2009, at 4:43 PM, Benjamin Kiefer wrote:

> Okay, I'm a college student who barely uses c++, and wanted to put  
> all the functionality of winpcap into a .dll that I can use in, say,  
> c#.

Is the goal to write such an encapsulation, or is the goal to use  
WinPcap from C#?

If the goal is the latter - i.e., if you're not, for example, trying  
to learn how to wrap C/C++ libraries for use in .NET - then the  
Wikipedia page for pcap (libpcap/WinPcap):



	Wrappers for use of libpcap/WinPcap in languages other than C and C++


	    • WinPcapNET and SharpPcap, .NET wrappers for WinPcap

and SharpPcap is at


(WinPcapNet is at


but I don't know whether anything's been done on it since then;  
SharpPcap's last release was in May of this year, so it appears to be  

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