Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Different wireshark behaviour on Linux as on Windows
From: Roland Knall <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 12:44:29 +0100

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Roland Knall <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Guy Harris <[email protected]> wrote:

>> So my question is, can I influence the decision made by wireshark in
>> any way, which plugin get's called?
> Try disabling the dissector for the protocol whose dissector you don't want called.

Ok, now I have a question.

Both dissectors register on a certain Ethernet Frame Type (0x88CD). If
I disable the SercosIII dissector, in theory, my dissector should get
called, right?

But no, even if I specifically disable the dissector, it still get's
selected via packet.c::dissector_try_uint_new but it get's not called.

Is this a bug? Normally I would assume, that a disabled dissector
would not get selected here, but a non-disabled one would get the

regards, Roland