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Re: [Wireshark-dev] dissector-plugins

From: Jaap Keuter <jaap.keuter_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 14 2010 - 18:38:07 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>

On 10/14/2010 04:12 PM, Lange Jan-Erik wrote:
> Hello,
> there is the posibility in wireshark to create a "dissector-plugin".
> I want to dissect a packet which is not even conform to the ethernet
> protocol.
> Is it possible to create such a dissector plugin in this "low level"?
> Best regards
> Jan
>

Hi,

Who said Wireshark is for Ethernet? Have a look at wiretap/wtap.h and see how
many link layer types are already supported. And yes, each has a dissector to
start with, from epan/dissectors/packet-frame.c and up.

Thanks,
Jaap
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