Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Communication between Dissectors
From: "Martin Peylo" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 13:46:21 +0200
Hi Barry,

can

/* Get reported length of buffer */
extern guint tvb_reported_length(tvbuff_t*);

from tvbuff.h give you the information you need?

HTH,
Martin



On 4/28/08, Barry Constantine <[email protected]> wrote:
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> Hello All,
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> I am not a developer per se, but wrote simple dissector following the
> excellent how to guide by Ken Thompson.
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> My protocol does not have a length field and rides on top of IP.  It is a
> simplistic throughput protocol for test measurement purposes and we
> calculate payload length based off of the IP layer Length field.
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> Can you point me to any resources how to interact with other dissectors?  In
> other words, my dissector needs to retrieve fields from the IP dissector.
> Since I do not have a software background, I am looking for simple examples.
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> Thanks,
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> Barry
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