Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Packet Size limited during capture message
From: "Maynard, Chris" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 11:22:22 -0400
As Jakub pointed out, regardless of the snaplen, if Wireshark is crashing, then the bug is in the dissector, although IMO the biggest bug in the dissector is still the incompatible license.

Brian, please carefully read http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLModuleLicense

Gerald et al, consider this e-mail as a report of a violation of the GPL per http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#ReportingViolation

So until the dissector is properly licensed, I suggest contacting these folks for support on this dissector: http://www.darkcornersoftware.com/contact.html

- Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Mike Morrin
Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 9:02 AM
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Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Packet Size limited during capture message


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Brian Oleksa
Sent: 23 March 2010 12:23
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Packet Size limited during capture message

Chris

I just found out that this was captured using tshark.....but nobody 
knows what the snaplen was.

So my questions is....   My code is working correctly then....And that 
this was just a bad judgment of the wrong snaplen......correct..??

Thanks,
Brian

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perfectly captured packet, see Bug 2855 for example.







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