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Bug#705352: ITP: bittwist -- libpcap-based Ethernet packet generator

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <eriberto@eriberto.pro.br>

IMPORTANT: This package is being reintroduced in Debian.

* Package name    : bittwist
  Version         : 2.0
  Upstream Author : Addy Yeow Chin Heng <ayeowch@gmail.com>
* URL             : http://bittwist.sourceforge.net
* License         : GPL2
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : libpcap-based Ethernet packet generator

 Bit-Twist is designed to complement tcpdump, which by itself has done a great
 job in capturing network traffic. Bit-Twist can regenerate the captured
 traffic onto a live network (the packets are generated from tcpdump trace
 file, generating a .pcap file).
 Bit-Twist also comes with a comprehensive trace file editor to allow to change
 the contents of a trace file.
 Generally, a packet generator is useful in simulating networking traffic or
 scenario, testing firewall, IDS, and IPS, and troubleshooting various network
 The Bit-Twist features are:
    * send multiple trace files at a time;
    * send packets at a specific speed or line rate in Mbps;
    * comprehensive trace file editor with control over most fields in
      Ethernet, ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP headers with automatic header
      checksum correction;
    * append user payload to existing packets after a specific header;
    * select a specific range of packets and save them in another trace file;
    * if you are teaching Computer Networks classes, you may find Bit-Twist
      useful as a practical teaching material. It gives your students a
      hands-on experience to learn various networking protocols etc.

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