Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] a manifest problem?
From: "Maynard, Chris" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 10:43:43 -0500
Did you follow all steps, particularly section 2.2.13, step 2?

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> From: [email protected] [mailto:wireshark-dev-
> [email protected]] On Behalf Of Lukas Haas
> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 4:26 AM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: [Wireshark-dev] a manifest problem?
> 
> hi folks,
> 
> i finally got my own plugin running (compiled with Microsoft Visual
C++
> 2008 Express Edition -> MSVC2008EE). because it's ment to be
> distributed to some colleagues later, i've included the manifest info
> (mt.exe -manifest my_plugin.dll.manifest
> -outputresource:my_plugin.dll;2). infortunately, a test on an other
> workstation with the newest wireshark (1.0.4) installed only (so no
> Visual Studio or something like that) led to the following error:
> 
> "Couldn't load module: C:\Program
> Files\Wireshark\plugins\1.0.4\my_plugin.dll: This application has
> failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.
> Reinstalling the application may fix this problem."
> 
> in the mail archive i've read a lot of problems when not using
> Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 so i did the whole process again with the
> MSVC2005 variant, included the manifest and tried it on the previously
> mentioned workstation. and it worked, which is nice, but i'd like to
> know if it's possible to copy/paste plugins compiled with the
> MSVC2008EE variant into a "normal user" (not developer) wireshark
> directory?
> 
> when not, then why does the developer guide
> (http://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsdg_html/#ChSetupWin32) suggests to
> download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition?
> 
> thanks for an enlightenment
> lukas
> 
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