Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Compiling under MSVC 6.0 - simple Q, clear cut A ?
From: Sleep Less <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 03:55:22 -0800 (PST)
Well not quite - the compiler still disables breakpoint in the dissector, as it fails to see
the (symbolic) connection. Methinks you need .bsc files for that, which MSVC generates when you compile from the IDE, but apprently nmake does not.
any ideas?

Douglas Pratley <[email protected]> wrote:
Not tried exactly that myself, but I’d have thought that you could single step into main.c, pause, then put a breakpoint in packet-h263.c and then just run. It should then stop on the breakpoint.
 

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Sleep Less
Sent: 01 December 2006 11:42
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Compiling under MSVC 6.0 - simple Q,clear cut A ?
 
Thanks. Done all the wiki recommendations. I can now single/step debug main.c,
but as you can imagine, my interest lies deep in one of the dissectors - e.g. packet-h263.c etc. How to I get to the situation I can single step through those?
thanks

Douglas Pratley <[email protected]> wrote:
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The wiki tips page has a couple of useful sections on debugging and setting up browse info for MSVC.
 
 
I’ve also done it by creating a dummy static library project and using Wireshark as the “program” under the debug settings (useful for putting a breakpoint in start-up code).
 
Cheers
 
Doug
 
 

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Sleep Less
Sent: 01 December 2006 10:36
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Compiling under MSVC 6.0 - simple Q,clear cut A ?
 
Hi,
thanks for the willingness to assist.
I did one thing : created an empty directory c:\wireshark-win32-libs
and then ran the nmake -f makefile.nmake all
with no further problems whatsoever.
Since my install was a "clean" one (no previous wireshark builds etc.)
I guess this may happen to others as well.
If I may, one other short Q - the manual does not specify how I can use the MSVC IDE
to debug wireshark, which was my main reason for building it.
Is there a way to do that?
thanks


Anders Broman <[email protected]> wrote:
Hi,
What version are you trying to build?
What does the line
DOWNLOAD_PREFIX
In the file tools/win32-setup.sh say?
BR
Anders

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Hi,
I have faithfully followed the Cygwin/packages installation, done the
distclean and verify_tools stages. At the setup stage I get an error at the
glib part:
bash tools\win32-setup.sh --appverify cl link nmake bash
bison flex env grep /usr/bin/find perl env python sed
unzip wget
Checking for required applications:
cl: /cygdrive/d/PROGRA~1/MICROS~1/VC98/BIN/cl
link: /cygdrive/d/PROGRA~1/MICROS~1/VC98/BIN/link
nmake: /cygdrive/d/PROGRA~1/MICROS~1/VC98/BIN/nmake
bash: /usr/bin/bash
bison: /usr/bin/bison
flex: /usr/bin/flex
env: /usr/bin/env
grep: /usr/bin/grep
/usr/bin/find: /usr/bin/find
perl: /usr/bin/perl
env: /usr/bin/env
python: /cygdrive/c/ibmtools/python22/python
sed: /usr/bin/sed
unzip: /usr/bin/unzip
wget: /usr/bin/wget
****** glib-2.6.6.zip ******
No HTTP proxy specified (http_proxy and HTTP_PROXY are empty).
Downloading gtk2.6/glib-2.6.6.zip into , installing into glib

ERROR: Can't find glib
So while I fully believe it "cleanly" works for many, obviously there is
something missing in the manual.
Any tips would be much appreciated.
Thanks

Anders Broman wrote:
Hi,
And note that Wireshark can't be built "without the other tools"
on any system.
BR
Anders

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Skickat: den 30 november 2006 22:16
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Ämne: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Compiling under MSVC 6.0 - simple Q, clear cut A ?

Hi,

Just faithfully follow the developer guides guidelines on setting up your
development environment, including cygwin and its tools, as well gathering
the libraries.

Tried it a couple of times, never failed on me.

Thanx,
Jaap

On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Sleep Less wrote:

> Hi All,
> from Andre Martin's recent (Nov 2) posting it is not clear to me if
Wireshark
> can be indeed compiled under MSVC 6.0 in a hassle free manner?
> The developers doc is really partial, e.g on page 24 section 2.6.2 the
nmake example
> seems to give an example of a failure, not of the correct usage.
> Also instruction on how to run wireshark on MSVC6 debugger (2.5.3) are
missing.
> So I'd be most appreciative on anyone who has done it can give a short
description of what it involves.
> Initial system is assumed to be a "clean" MSVC 6.0, no other tools,
Windows XP SP2.
> thanks,
> Haim
>
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