Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Using DISSECTOR_SUPPORT_SRC
From: "Jeremy O'Brien" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 13:59:31 -0400
Figured it out. Didn't have a "\" at the end of the
DISSECTOR_SUPPORT_SRC = line, and had to add {$DISSECTOR_SUPPORT_SRC}
to my dissector_la_SOURCES line.

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:18, Jeremy O'Brien <[email protected]> wrote:
> Alright, this will help. However it seems as though wireshark isn't
> even trying to build my file. As I said, I added it to the
> DISSECTOR_SUPPORT_SRC array in my Makefile.common, and reconfigured
> and all that jazz, but wireshark doesn't touch it. Clearly I have
> missed something else.
>
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 01:46, Sourabh Rathor
> <[email protected]> wrote:
>> I think the problem is that you are trying to extern a static variable.
>> Static variable has a scope in its own file and can't be accessed anywhere
>> else...
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 1:13 AM, Jeremy O'Brien <[email protected]>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I have a perfectly working dissector, but I wanted to move a very
>>> large struct I have in it into its own C file. So I moved it (still
>>> keeping it static), declared an extern to it in the original file, and
>>> added the new c file to DISSECTOR_SUPPORT_SRC in Makefile.common in my
>>> plugin's directory. After (re)compiling wireshark, I get an undefined
>>> symbol error at runtime referencing this moved struct. So I tried
>>> moving the filename into DISSECTOR_SRC instead, and this also failed
>>> with the same error. Clearly I am doing something wrong.
>>>
>>> Have I missed a necessary file that I need to edit? Or am I going
>>> about this the completely wrong way?
>>>
>>> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Jeremy
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Sourabh Rathor
>> Institute Of Informatics & Communication
>> South Campus, Delhi University
>>
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