Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] What is BASE_HEX_DEC
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:40:44 -0800
On Dec 17, 2010, at 12:37 AM, Hoang Thang wrote:

> I am seeing the source code of Wireshark and confuse what BASE_DEC_HEX and BASE_HEX_DEC are.
> Why don't we use only BASE_HEX or BASE_DEC ?

Because, for whatever reason, some people want the value of a numeric field displayed in both hexadecimal and decimal.

> And some functions such as: proto_tree_add_item, proto_tree_add_text, ... that I could not find where it declare, define,... ?

Declared in epan/proto.h, defined in epan/proto.c.

> Is it in DLL file ?

They're in the libwireshark library.  By default, libwireshark is built as a Windows DLL for Windows, and as a UN*X shared library (.so, .sl, .dylib, whatever your particular UN*X calls it) on UN*X.