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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Query regarding PPP PAP decoding

From: Chris Maynard <chris.maynard_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 12 2010 - 12:47:16 GMT
To: wireshark-dev@wireshark.org

 <sippyemail-wireshark@...> writes:

> Thats true. However I am wondering why is it not shown in the decoding (or the
middle ) pane? This is where all
> the other
> details are shown, then why not the Peer id and Password?
> Is it for some sort of "security"? It doesnt seem to help though,
> as the data is anywhere available in the "raw packet" view.

I don't think there's any particular reason why the bytes are not shown except
that that's how the author of the PAP dissector (Laurent Rabret as far as I can
tell) wrote the code way back in 2001.

Feel free to submit a patch to add the bytes.

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