Re: Strange warning
On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 09:25:07PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> Anyone know what this means? Even google draws a blank.
> tcpspy: /proc/net/tcp: warning: incomplete line
Taking a very quick look at the source along with reading the description
of tcpspy makes you feel, it's nothing to totally worry about. That error
occures if a sscanf() fails when reading the above mentiond file.
Description: Incoming and Outgoing TCP/IP connections logger.
tcpspy is an administrator's tool that logs information
about incoming and outgoing TCP/IP connections. It's
written in C and uses no libpcap functions, unlike tcpdump.
Connections are selected for logging with rules, similarly
to the filter expressions accepted by tcpdump. The
following information is logged: username, local address
and port, remote address and port, and, optionally, the
At present, only the IPv4 protocol is supported.
Are you using IPv6 and the parsing then fails possibly? Or something like
If you find the problem, please tell.