Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 5538] ipv6.addr (etc) filter should be able to be specifie
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 02:24:34 -0800 (PST)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5538

--- Comment #3 from Sake <[email protected]> 2011-01-09 02:24:33 PST ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> This will require extra code in the core of Wireshark to handle the prefix
> length/mask handling like we do for field type IPv4 now (epan/ipv4.[ch] and
> epan/ftypes/ftype-ipv4.[ch]).  The issue is that we currently treat the IPv6
> field type as a FT_BYTES with a few minor differences.  I'm working on breaking
> it out into its own type like IPv4.

Great... I came to the same conclusion, but was not able to find time to take
on such a large task now. If you have any intermediate diffs we might be able
to work on it together...

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