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[Wireshark-dev] data link type option in wireshark

From: <upendra.allu_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Aug 18 2010 - 06:28:31 GMT
To: <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>



I have a query on data link type option in Wireshark.

While decoding packets in Wireshark, we have an option to select the
data link type (ex. Ethernet) for decoding the plug-ins. Now my question
is, is it possible to decode the protocols directly without data link?

My idea is if Wireshark can directly decode plug-ins with out a common
data link type, it will be faster. Please share any ideas on this?


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