Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] What is BASE_HEX_DEC
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 14:54:50 -0700
On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 12:40:44AM -0800, Guy Harris wrote:
> 
> 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 BASE_DEC_HEX displays the decimal then the hexadecimal in 
parentheses, while BASE_HEX_DEC does the opposite.

For example:

  BASE_DEC_HEX:	126 (0x7e)
  BASE_HEX_DEC: 0x7e (126)