Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] minor correction to Developer's Guide
From: Bill Meier <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 17:12:15 -0400
Ed Beroset wrote:
I was looking at the Developer's Guide today in section 9.4.2.
> "How to reassemble split TCP Packets" and I
> think I spotted an omission,
but I wanted to check with others to make sure it's not my error.
The section is here:  http://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsdg_html/#TcpDissectPdus
The correction I think may be needed is to add another include to the code.
> Specifically, unless I add "#include <epan/dissectors/packet-tcp.h>"
> to the list of includes in the sample code, the compiler complains
that it doesn't know anything about tcp_dissect_pdus().
Correct: I've made the change.

Also, I've been doing a lot of fiddling with ASN.1 code lately and think
> it would be nice to add a section on ASN.1-based dissectors to the
> developer's guide, since the only information I've found
so far is the asn2wsr wiki developer pages, and even that leave a lot unstated. I think I could make a start at writing that.
Should that be submitted in the form of a patch?

A patch would be great...