Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Multiple Packets in One TCP Segment
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:26:15 -0700
On Aug 17, 2009, at 11:22 AM, Aurélien Decagny wrote:

When you use tcp_dissect_pdus, an argument is the length of the data to be decoded.
Unfortunately, in her case, the length can't be determined except by  
scanning the packet for a terminating character:
On Aug 14, 2009, at 1:56 PM, Susan Ditmore wrote:

> I am developing a packet dissector plugin for Wireshark. The packets
> I am dissecting do not specify their length in their header, but
> they are terminated by a special character (and can be a variable
> length). Additionally, multiple complete packets of the protocol may
> arrive in one tcp segment. I would like to know how to tell
> wireshark to divide up these packets. I understand there is a
> command called tcp_dissect_pdus(), but I believe it needs the length
> specified in the header. Is this correct?
so she can't use tcp_dissect_pdus().