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Re: Strange warning

On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 10:45:29PM +0200, Alexander Reelsen wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 09:25:07PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> > Anyone know what this means? Even google draws a blank.
> > 
> > tcpspy[29190]: /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>
> 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
>  executable filename.
>  .
>  At present, only the IPv4 protocol is supported.
> </description>
> Are you using IPv6 and the parsing then fails possibly? Or something like
> that?
> If you find the problem, please tell.

I will. What's curious is that it only appeared a few days ago. I have
not yet correlated it with anything in particular, and it doesn't seem
to be happening everywhere. One machine that I'm sure of so far.


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