Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark as a hex viewer?
From: yami <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2008 23:13:32 +0800
That's really cool!
I have thought someone would have the same idea as mine, but I did not found that has been implemented in Wireshark.
So could I easily add support for another format in Wireshark easily (as easy as add a dissector, better if I can write one in Lua)?
Sorry, I do not have code at hand right now.

On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 10:29 PM, Jaap Keuter <[email protected]> wrote:

Try loading an MP3 file in Wireshark.


Sent from my iPhone

On 8 nov 2008, at 13:56, yami <[email protected]> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I think Wireshark is a nice hex viewer as well as a packet analyzer,
> especially for those binary files which consist of several blocks,
> such as 'tar' format.
> Editors which support editing hex file, usually only show binary
> files in two parts: hex numbers and ascii strings. But wireshark can
> also show a 'protocol tree' for such binary files.
>  I've tried a prototype for this (by adding a new WTAP_FILE_ type,
> and WTAP_ENCAP_ type), it seems that it is very easy to implement
> the idea.
> Any ideas?
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