Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Filtering
From: "Maynard, Chris" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 16:09:44 -0400
I would suggest reading through doc/README.developer and epan/proto.[h|c] and choosing the best proto_tree_add_xyz() call that meets your needs.  Maybe something like proto_tree_add_bytes() or proto_tree_add_item() will work for you, I don't know.  There are quite a number of them to choose from, so I'm pretty sure you'll find one that works for you.  And don't forget to look at other dissectors in epan/dissectors/ for some helpful examples.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:49 PM
> To: Developer support list for Wireshark
> Cc: Guy Harris; Maynard, Chris
> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Filtering
> 
> 
> >No, you can't do that.  hf_icom_message is, as per my earlier mail,
> >*NOT* the value of the field - it's just an index for that field in
> >Wireshark's table of all fields.
> 
> >If you want to filter on a field, the answer is simple - *DON'T* use
> >proto_tree_add_text() for it!
> 
> The thing is, i get all my information from a dll that i am going to
> output, the information is either char * or int. Is there a better
> function other than proto_tree_add_text() for adding this to the tree?
> 
> Thanks,
> Greg
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