Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Register dissector to MAC address
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:50:34 -0700
On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 12:37:10PM -0500, Maynard, Chris wrote:

> Can anyone think of a reason NOT to add heuristic dissection support
> to packet-eth.c?  Or does anyone have a better/alternate way to solve
> this?

My first thought is that the original poster's dissector could be a
heuristic that checks against the MAC address when deciding whether to
acccept the packet or not.  Does this need changes to packet-eth.c?  I'm
not sure, but could find out by researching the code a bit.