Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Repeated crashes after update to GTK 2.12.0
: Graham Bloice <graham.bloice@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
: Mon, 01 Oct 2007 14:23:23 +0100
Peter Johansson wrote:
> 2007/10/1, Graham Bloice <graham.bloice@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Peter Johansson wrote:
> > After having updated the GTK version to 2.12.0 (using nmake -f
> > makefile.nmake setup) I run into crashes when running Wireshark. I
> > have rebuilt all the sources and the problem remains.
> > Unfortunately Wireshark does not crash every time, just sometimes. I
> > have two scenarios:
> > 1. Crashes occurr once Wireshark has been started and I press the
> > "show capture options" button (but not every time).
> > 2. Crashes occurr when capturing data and "Network name
> resolution" is
> > enabled (but not every time, and not for all frames).
> > The two scenarios seem unrelated and at least scenario 2
> *should* not
> > be a result from the update to GTK 2.12.0.
> > I have no other information regarding scenario 1.
> > For scenario 2 however, it seems that host_name_lookup_process is
> > passing *ans->rrs.str to add_ipv4_name when the correct
> information is
> > actually stored in ans->rrs.bytes (note that this one should not be
> > preceeded by "*").
> > When changing the call to add_ipv4_name to use ans->rrs.bytes as
> > instead of *ans->rrs.str, name resloution seems to work. But I
> > understand why it has worked before as I cannot find a change in
> > SVN repository that has changed this anytime recently (at least not
> > since the renaming from Ethereal).
> > Should add_ipv4_name be called with ans->rrs.bytes instead of
> > *ans->rrs.str? The (missing) documentation for adns is a bit
> > on on when to use what from the ans->rrs union :-(
> > Has the adns version been bumped recently?
> > Has anyone else seen anything like this?
> What compiler version?
> If you're on Windows, and using a version of MSVC later than 6.0, have
> you recompiled the adns library? setup removes the old one.
> Graham Bloice
> I am using VC2005 (not the express edition).
> No, I have not compiled the adns library myself, should I have to do
> that? I thought it was precompiled. The adns_dll.dll version I run
> Wireshark against (a copy of adns_dll.dll resides in
> \Wireshark\wireshark-gtk2 for instance, copied from
> \wireshark-win32-libs\adns- 1.0-win32-05\adns_win32\lib) is ver
> 184.108.40.206 <http://220.127.116.11> from Oct 13, 2005 (this is adns-1.0-win32-05
> if I understand things correctly).
I also use VS2005 Pro.
Ever since I moved on from VC6 earlier this year, I've need to recompile
adns due, I presume, to it being linked with the VC6 CRT. As a note,
you have to open and convert the older .dsw file to a newer VS .sln file
and then compile it.
This is similar to the issue with zlib.