Does any1 use pcapy module on win32 platforms?

Richie Hindle richie at
Fri Aug 26 16:59:00 CEST 2005

> Hi. I'm trying to use pcapy module on Windows XP prof sp2 [...]
> On Windows machines the findalldevs() function (an output on the bottom)
> gives an unicode object that can't be processed by open_live function
> that tipically accept strings.
> >>> pcapy.findalldevs()
> [u'\u445c\u7665\u6369\u5c65\u504e\u5f46\u6547\u656e\u6972\u4e63\u6964\u5773\u6e6
> [...]

For what it's worth, I can run that on my XP Professional SP2 machine and
it works perfectly:

>>> pcapy.findalldevs()

I'm using WinPcap 3.0.  My packet.dll is stamped as version
Maybe you're running a different version?

Richie Hindle
richie at

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