Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Ethereal to Wireshark issues
From: "Steve Grinwis" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:47:10 -0400
I'm going to work up a path to the readme.win32 to include this information. I think it would be a good idea to include standard build instructions something like this: To get a standard build working: To start setup and download all the required packages: Nmake -f Makefile.nmake setup To verify that you have all of the tools required to build Wireshark: Nmake -f Makefile.nmake verify_tools To build Wireshark: Nmake -f Makefile.nmake To get Wireshark Ready to run: Nmake -f Makefile.nmake install-deps Did I forget anything? If that's all the required steps to get a running ethereal, then I'll make up a patch for readme.win32 and we'll go from there. Having this kind of info would have been a great help when I started working with Ethereal/Wireshark -----Original Message----- From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Peter Johansson Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 9:58 AM To: Developer support list for Wireshark Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Ethereal to Wireshark issues One have to remember though to run nmake with the install-deps build target after every recompilation of the source (for any change you make). Otherwise Wireshark is started with the old compiled code. I can't remember the amount of times I have been trying to debug my code and it just does not seem to be executing what I just rewrote. Why is the install-deps build target not a default operation when building on Windows? Is there a reason for it? / Regards, Peter Steve Grinwis wrote: > Hey all, > > Using the install-deps build target fixed the problem. It works > like a charm (well... it loads the plugin). Now the only problems that > I have are ones with my code. And I can deal with my code. Thanks so > much! > > -Steve > > -----Original Message----- > From: [email protected] > [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Jaap Keuter > Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 5:11 AM > To: Developer support list for Wireshark > Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Ethereal to Wireshark issues > > Hi, > > Isn't that why we have the install-deps build target? > > Thanx, > Jaap > > On Wed, 26 Jul 2006, Graham Bloice wrote: > > >>> I rebuilt Wireshark to see if I could find any errors in the build. >>> > I > >>> came across a few things. >>> >>> >> <SNIP> >> >> >>> rm -rf 0.99.2 >>> >>> >>> It actually removes the 0.99.2 directory after it builds the >>> > plug-ins. > >>> And the whole "Cannot find module" error looks very similar to the >>> > error > >>> I get at run time. Any thoughts? >>> >>> >>> >> On windows, you can't run Wireshark from the build directory. The >> > makefiles > >> temporarily create an environment that can run the exe to generate >> > some docs > >> etc., then destroy it. >> >> I have a batch file that I run after building that copies all the >> > dll's and > >> exe's to the appropriate places that a previous standard install has >> > created > >> and I then run the app from there. >> >> You can also install nsis and make an installer, but that takes a lot >> > longer > >> than just copying the executables. >> >> Graham >> >> _______________________________________________ Wireshark-dev mailing list [email protected] http://www.wireshark.org/mailman/listinfo/wireshark-dev --------------------------------------------------------------------- This transmission (including any attachments) may contain confidential information, privileged material (including material protected by the solicitor-client or other applicable privileges), or constitute non-public information. Any use of this information by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error, please immediately reply to the sender and delete this information from your system. Use, dissemination, distribution, or reproduction of this transmission by unintended recipients is not authorized and may be unlawful.
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