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Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] need to read three bytes of offset

From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 12:35:41 -0800
On Mar 4, 2010, at 12:00 PM, prashanth s wrote:

> Nopes. But the values that appear in the pcap -  for example,  ba cf need to be interpreted by my parser as ba cf(this is the value,for example, that the company talks about. Hence it may be assumed that the byte order followed by the company is Big Endian.

If you mean that fields in that protocol other than the 3-byte field are big-endian, then...

> So would this mean that the 3 bytes appearing on the pcap also follow the Big Endianness?

...that means that the 3-byte field is probably also big-endian.