Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] How should plugins handle coloring
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 10:05:11 -0700
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 10:56:54PM +0100, Roland Knall wrote:

> Normally, I would just add a coloring rule to the colorlist, but as my 
> dissector has been implemented as a plugin, it would not always be 
> present.
> 
> Is it still acceptable to add the rule to colorlist (above the tcp 
> rule), or should I search for another solution?

Wireshark will display an error message dialog when a coloring rule 
exists for a protocol that it doesn't recognize.  I can't think of 
another way at the moment.