Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 3950] NHRP improvements
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 18:59:59 -0700 (PDT)

--- Comment #5 from Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>  2009-09-10 18:59:57 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Thanks Jeff.  Next time I have some free time, I'll try looking into SCTP and
> other dissectors for ideas how to handle the request/response matching for

If you could come up with a way to extend it to all protocols not just NHRP, it
would be even better :)

> On a similar topic, I think ICMP could use some request/response tracking as
> well.  I was just now looking at some ICMP packets trying to determine response
> times between ICMP echo requests and ICMP echo replies and I was somewhat
> surprised to realize that such a prevalent protocol as ICMP has no such
> tracking yet.  I think it should be feasible to match IP pairs along with
> identifier and sequence # fields.  A topic for the developer's list perhaps? 
> Maybe I'll look into doing that as well and with luck submit a patch for it ...
> if nobody beats me to it that is.

I've been meaning to add such tracking to the ICMP dissector, but haven't
gotten around to it.  I think it's a good idea too and putting it in the
statistics API could be useful too.

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