Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] tvb buffer
From: "Abhik Sarkar" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 10:22:27 +0400
Hi Amit,

If I am not mistaken, the tvb is first created in the dissect_packet
function of epan/packet.c.

Hope this helps.
Abhik.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 10:12 AM, Amit Paliwal
<[email protected]> wrote:
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> thanks for your reply.
>
> but can you plz let me know where is it done in source code, if you can tell
> me where in code is it done i will be in a better position to understand
> that.
>
>
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> The pcap library collects the data from the operating system. That
> gets passed to wireshark and the tvb is created.
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> --gilbert
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> On 6/9/08, Amit Paliwal <[email protected]> wrote:
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>> I know that in wireshark when a farme is selected the top level dissector
>> is
>> called like ethernet which in turn calls other dissectors. But I really
>> want
>> to know where is this buffer tvb constructed for the first time which is
>> than passed to subsequent dissectors. Is it constructed from the raw data
>> received on the network card.
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