Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] PDML export on big capture files
From: "Edouard Funke" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 12:03:31 +0100
The same issue happens with "normal" tcp trafic without any custom
plugin activated.
How can i deactivate reassembly in this case ? How different would be
my output ?

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Guy Harris <[email protected]> wrote:
> Edouard Funke wrote:
>  > The exact command i am using is :
>  > tshark -r my_big_capture_file -T pdml -V | myprogram
>  >
>  > It is tshark who is running out of memory (monitored). Could the pipe
>  > have something to do with it ?
>
>  No - TShark has no idea that its standard output is being piped to
>  another program (that's what pipes are all about - being able to take
>  output of one program and, rather than looking at it yourself or saving
>  it to a file, feeding it to another program).
>
>  It's probably a reassembly issue; particular protocols might offer an
>  option to disable reassembly, but, as per my earlier mail, you'd get
>  different output if you did that.
>
>
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