Embedding pcap filters in C

Adrian Moreno

Hi all,

I'm playing around with bcc (which I find awesome, by the way) and I'm trying to embed a pcap filter inside another BPF program so that I can have the user-friendlyness of tcpdump-like expressions and the coolness of BPF-maps, for example.

Is that possible without going down into LLVM or writing BPF code directly? Can someone give me a hit?

I tried to inline the pcap-filter in a C program using __asm__() but LLVM fails with: "LLVM ERROR: Inline asm not supported by this streamer because we don't have an asm parser for this target"

Thanks very much in advance.


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