Ethereal-dev: RE: [Ethereal-dev] [PATCH] Fields for PDU types in COTP packet-cl np.patch

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Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 10:08:10 +0100
Yes, you're right. Ignore the patch.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy Harris [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: 01 July 2004 09:42
> To: Ethereal development
> Subject: Re: [Ethereal-dev] [PATCH] Fields for PDU types in COTP
> packet-clnp.patch
> On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 09:31:10AM +0100, 
> [email protected] wrote:
> > Please find attached a patch against the latest 
> packet-clnp.c. If adds
> > fields for cotp.type.XX where XX is the TPDU type: CR, CC, 
> AK, DT etc. This
> > allows easy filtering and searching.
> > 
> > The patch sets the field type for the TPDU type fields to FT_NONE.
> Why?  That's the wrong type for something that you want to 
> filter on, as
> it doesn't have a value assigned to it.
> Does filtering on
> 	cotp.type == CR
> not find packets of type CR?  If it does, why is cotp.type.CR needed
> (other than saving 3 characters in the filter expression - you can
> reduce that to one character with
> 	cotp.type==CR
> )?  If it doesn't, that's a bug.
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