Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Detecting Protocol Headers
From: Rayne <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 01:29:37 -0700 (PDT)
--- On Tue, 3/10/09, Guy Harris <[email protected]> wrote:
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Detecting Protocol Headers
To: [email protected], "Developer support list for Wireshark" <[email protected]>
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 6:42 AM

Rayne wrote:
> > Where can I find an example where dissect-protocol() is called?
> What do you mean by "dissect-protocol()"?
> For example "dissect_ip()", "dissect_gtp()" etc.

Dissectors are usually not called directly; they're either called through
a dissector table, or a heuristic dissector list, or a dissector handle.
There are some cases where they're called directly, usually because some
extra information has to be passed to them (such as the SCSI dissector

What is it you're looking for there?

** I'm mostly looking for examples of what exactly are passed into the dissect_protocol() functions.