Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] how to get UDP payload from the UDP tap
From: Miha Jemec <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 08:24:53 +0200
I want to extend the Statistics->Multicast streams analysis with the
feature which checks MPEG2 frame drops. Since MPEG2 is not yet supported
(as I saw in today's mails it will be soon, thanks Erwin) I have to work
with the UDP packets and therefore I need UDP payload.


On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 17:12 -0700, Guy Harris wrote:
> On Aug 24, 2006, at 3:51 PM, ronnie sahlberg wrote:
> 
> > the taps do not provide access to the actual payload
> 
> What would a UDP tap do with the payload?  Is this for something such  
> as "Follow TCP Stream"?
> 
> (It would be inappropriate for a UDP tap to try to interpret the  
> payload as a particular type of packet - the dissector for that type  
> of packet should have a tap and a tap that only wants to process that  
> type of packet should use *that* tap.)
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