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Re: [Wireshark-dev] How to build Wireshark plugin for Windows x64bit platform;

From: Gerald Combs <gerald_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Aug 27 2010 - 17:17:14 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>, Hao.Wang@citrix.com

On 8/26/10 1:10 PM, Howard Wang wrote:
> Hi, wireshark-dev:
> I developed a wireshark plug-in for decoding some protocols which works
> fine for Windows 32bit installation; thanks to the detailed build
> environment setup procedures provided in Wireshark development document;
> but unfortunately the procedure is limited only to 32bit.
> I wonder if there is such a document or some existing procedure which
> can allow us to build a plug-in for Windows 64bit platform.

You should set WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM to "win64" and run
"vcvarsall.bat x86_amd64" as described at

This should be in the Developer's Guide but hasn't been added yet.
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