Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Why isn't libwireshark.def autogenerated?
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 10:08:32 -0700
On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 10:57:29AM +0100, Andreas wrote:

> When you look at the libwireshark.def it seems that definitions have 
> been added or removed just as the needs appeared.

Correct.

> For example in rev 34876 the function proto_item_append_string is 
> added to the exported functions. The header file proto.h that declares 
> (and documents) this function is not changed since rev 34466. So I 
> can't think of any reason to add this symbol to the export list than 
> that anybody was asking for it.

That's exactly why I commited that SVN revision (but it was 34867).