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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Seg Fault - Creating new wiretap type

From: Stephen Fisher <steve_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 21 2010 - 19:16:47 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 05:03:12AM -0700, Alex Lindberg wrote:

> When trying to read the first line during the initial myfile_open
> routine, the file_gets or file_read fail with a segmentation fault. If
> I do my own fopen for the filename, all is good, but when using
> wth->fh, it fails. I have copied the format found in other wiretap/*c
> files and don't see my error.

Have you run it through a debugger? The file handle may not be a valid
pointer for some reason.
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