Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Repeated crashes after update to GTK 2.12.0
2007/10/1, Graham Bloice <[email protected]>:
Peter Johansson wrote:
> 2007/10/1, Graham Bloice <[email protected]
> <mailto:[email protected]>>:
>
>     Peter Johansson wrote:
>     > 2007/10/1, Graham Bloice < [email protected]
>     <mailto:[email protected]>
>     > <mailto:[email protected]
>     <mailto:[email protected]>>>:
>     >
>     >     Peter Johansson wrote:
>     >     > After having updated the GTK version to 2.12.0 (using
>     nmake -f
>     >     > makefile.nmake setup) I run into crashes when running
>     Wireshark. I
>     >     > have rebuilt all the sources and the problem remains.
>     >     >
>     >     > Unfortunately Wireshark does not crash every time, just
>     sometimes. I
>     >     > have two scenarios:
>     >     > 1. Crashes occurr once Wireshark has been started and I
>     press the
>     >     > "show capture options" button (but not every time).
>     >     > 2. Crashes occurr when capturing data and "Network name
>     >     resolution" is
>     >     > enabled (but not every time, and not for all frames).
>     >     >
>     >     > The two scenarios seem unrelated and at least scenario 2
>     >     *should* not
>     >     > be a result from the update to GTK 2.12.0.
>     >     > I have no other information regarding scenario 1.
>     >     > For scenario 2 however, it seems that
>     host_name_lookup_process is
>     >     > passing *ans-> rrs.str to add_ipv4_name when the correct
>     >     information is
>     >     > actually stored in ans->rrs.bytes (note that this one
>     should not be
>     >     > preceeded by "*").
>     >     >
>     >     > When changing the call to add_ipv4_name to use
>     ans->rrs.bytes as
>     >     input
>     >     > instead of *ans-> rrs.str, name resloution seems to work. But I
>     >     cannot
>     >     > understand why it has worked before as I cannot find a
>     change in
>     >     the
>     >     > SVN repository that has changed this anytime recently (at
>     least not
>     >     > since the renaming from Ethereal).
>     >     > Should add_ipv4_name be called with ans->rrs.bytes instead of
>     >     > *ans->rrs.str? The (missing) documentation for adns is a bit
>     >     unclear
>     >     > on on when to use what from the ans->rrs union :-(
>     >     >
>     >     > Has the adns version been bumped recently?
>     >     >
>     >     > Has anyone else seen anything like this?
>     >     What compiler version?
>     >
>     >     If you're on Windows, and using a version of MSVC later than
>     6.0, have
>     >     you recompiled the adns library?  setup removes the old one.
>     >     --
>     >     Regards,
>     >
>     >     Graham Bloice
>     >
>     >
>     > I am using VC2005 (not the express edition).
>     > No, I have not compiled the adns library myself, should I have to do
>     > that? I thought it was precompiled. The adns_dll.dll version I run
>     > Wireshark against (a copy of adns_dll.dll resides in
>     > \Wireshark\wireshark-gtk2 for instance, copied from
>     > \wireshark-win32-libs\adns- 1.0-win32-05\adns_win32\lib) is ver
>     > 1.0.0.5 <http://1.0.0.5> <http://1.0.0.5> from Oct 13, 2005
>     (this is adns-1.0-win32-05
>     > if I understand things correctly).
>     >
>     I also use VS2005 Pro.
>
>     Ever since I moved on from VC6 earlier this year, I've need to
>     recompile
>     adns due, I presume, to it being linked with the VC6 CRT.  As a note,
>     you have to open and convert the older .dsw file to a newer VS
>     .sln file
>     and then compile it.
>
>     This is similar to the issue with zlib.
>
>     --
>     Regards,
>
>     Graham Bloice
>
>
> Oh, I see. I'll try and recompile adns and zlib (had actually missed
> the issue with zlib). Thanks!
Building ZLib is done automatically by the makefile.  adns isn't, mainly
because I've been too lazy to sort it out as it doesn't have a makefile,
only project files..  I'll try to do something this week.
--
Regards,

Graham Bloice


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So, I have built adns and then built Wireshark again. All my crash problems remain the same. I'll see if I can find time to purse this further.
 
/ Peter