Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] About transport name resolution with the new services file
From: Francois-Xavier Le Bail <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 03:00:58 -0700 (PDT)
--- Richard van der Hoff <[email protected]>
wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2007, Francois-Xavier Le Bail wrote:
> 
> > Hi List,
> >
> > In version 0.99.6 we have, by example :
> > Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> > 10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      3946 > http [ACK]
> ...
> >
> > In version 0.99.7-SVN-22549 we have :
> > Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> > 10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      backupedge > http
> > [ACK] ...
> >
> > The resolution from the new services file from
> IANA is
> > not relevant in such cases with random source
> port.
> > Perhaps this new resolution scheme should be
> optional.
> 
> Perhaps it should just be more intelligent, and if
> one port is < 1024 and 
> the other isn't, just resolve the one less than
> 1024?
> 
> On the other hand that doesn't solve the problem in
> the general case. I 
> guess it would be nice to make a decision based on
> where the SYN comes 
> from.

Why not the first solution for UDP and the second one
for TCP, even if that does not cover all the cases ?

FXLB


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