Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Automatic test for a dissector DLL
From: Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 10:46:30 +0100

One way or the other you'll have to script it.
Take the tshark -V output, pull it through awk/sed/perl/<your favorite
to see where your protocol output starts (check lines starting at
for your protocol name) and go from there (until empty line).


On Tue, 14 Dec 2010 06:11:39 +0100, Andreas <[email protected]>
> Am 13.12.2010 23:52, schrieb didier:
>>> tshark -V -r sample_file.pcap
>>> Unfortunately I get the whole tree. I failed to specify that only my
>>> dissector's output is reported.
>>> How can I limit the output to one protocol level. As an example the TCP
>>> level would be great (without IP, Ethernet, Frame)?
>> tshark -T pdml -r file.pcap
>> and filter the xml output ?
> Thanks. But this would also include all other protocols. But since I 
> have to parse XML I have to "filter" anyway. So I need an XML libray to 
> do this...
> --
> Andy