Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Subdissectors for HTTP connect traffic
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:08:03 +0200
On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 05:22:21PM -0700, Stephen Fisher wrote:
> Attached is a patch to packet-http.c that calls a subdissector for 
> traffic flowing through a proxy via the HTTP CONNECT method.  Most 
> protocols, especially SSL, can be tunneled through an HTTP proxy.  
> Wireshark currently says this traffic is "Continuation or non-HTTP 
> traffic" but this patch turns the payload over to the dissector for the 
> protocol being tunneled.  This is similar to how the Socks dissector 
> works.

I've two related questions regarding your patch: What will that mean in
terms of CPU overhead? What will that mean in terms of long term memory