Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Routines for registering dissectors with a "portnumber", and
From: "news.gmane.com" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:37:33 +0100
"Guy Harris" <[email protected]> wrote in message 
news:[email protected]...
> I've checked into the trunk a change to rename:
> dissector_add() -> dissector_add_uint()
> dissector_change() -> dissector_change_uint()
> dissector_delete() -> dissector_delete_uint()
> dissector_get_port_handle() -> dissector_get_uint_handle()
> dissector_reset() -> dissector_reset_uint()
> dissector_try_port() -> dissector_try_uint()
> dissector_try_port_new() -> dissector_try_uint_new()>
> next_tvb_add_port() -> next_tvb_add_uint()

Well, that meens, any dissector DLL that uses this function stops working 
with the next revision of libwireshark.dll since the old functions will not 
be in the export list anymore.

I hope the new function names become stable, so that someday a Wireshark API 
can be defined.