Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 24123: /trunk/ /trunk/: Makefile.am
From: "Luis EG Ontanon" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 22:41:02 +0100
When I added the wiretap plugins I took care of not having to  link
against epan, editcap and mergecap need only to link statically to the
very necessary objects.
I did this in r 21935
Luis

On Jan 17, 2008 10:28 PM, Ulf Lamping <[email protected]> wrote:
> Jeff Morriss schrieb:
> > Ulf Lamping wrote:
> >
> >> [email protected] schrieb:
> >>
> >>> http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=24123
> >>>
> >>> User: morriss
> >>> Date: 2008/01/17 07:44 PM
> >>>
> >>> Log:
> >>>  Now that we have wiretap plugins, capinfos and editcap need to be linked against libwireshark (because the non-wiretap plugins use it but also init_progfile_dir() is in epan and they use that to load the plugins)
> >>>
> >>>
> >> I'm not sure if I understand this completely.
> >>
> >> Does this mean that every program that want to use wiretap needs to link
> >> against libwireshark?
> >>
> >
> > Hmmm, yes.
> >
> > Now that you say it that way it sounds worse than I was thinking it was.
> >
> Hmmm, yes, doesn't sound like a very clever direction we're heading here
> IMHO - might up ending with a big monolitic Wireshark ...
>
> In my personal comparison of wiretap plugins vs. small dedicated apps
> wiretap plugins would surely loose ;-)
>
> No way to seperate this?
>
> Regards, ULFL
>
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