Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] my dissector breaks with updated 1.6 source and libs
From: Alex Lindberg <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2011 22:48:50 -0500
I would run it via a debugger to see what is throwing the exception and work back from there.


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[email protected] wrote:

>
>Alex
>
>Thanks for the input.
>
>I do not have any references to the FT_PCRE type. So why is this effecting
>me...??
>
>I read your reply a couple of times trying to wrap my head around
>it....but I am not sure what steps I should take to fix it.
>
>Can you provide me with some direction of what I need to do to fix this..??
>
>Thanks for your help,
>Brian
>
>
>
>> I have had much the same issue.
>>
>> In my case I had to move from the pcre library for regex to the glib way
>> of doing things.  In addition wiretap/file*c have added an additional
>> variable to the function calls to pass error codes and the GTK version of
>> the windows code is moved to its own directory.
>>
>> BTW, the pcre to glib was necessary because the pcre library is no longer
>> supported for windows compiles (although still referenced in
>> config.nmake).
>>
>> Alex Lindberg
>>
>> --- On Fri, 7/8/11, Chris Maynard <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>> From: Chris Maynard <[email protected]>
>> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] my dissector breaks with updated 1.6 source
>> and libs
>> To: [email protected]
>> Date: Friday, July 8, 2011, 8:58 PM
>>
>> Brian Oleksa <[email protected]> writes:
>>
>>> I have updated to the latest sources today as well as the latest libs.
>>> I put my dissector in place and it crashes. It ran just fine on 1.4.X
>>
>> So you previously built a plugin dissector against 1.4.x and dropped it
>> into the
>> 1.6.0 plugins directory expecting it to work?  This has never been
>> supported
>> because we have yet to lock down the API/ABI, but even if we did, there's
>> no
>> reason to expect a 1.4 plugin to work against 1.6.  I don't think we'd
>> ever go
>> so far as to guarantee binary compatibility across anything other than
>> micro
>> versions.  You will simply have to recompile your plugin against the 1.6
>> sources
>> if you intend to use it with 1.6.x.
>>
>>> What are the major changes...??
>>
>> Read the release notes for the major changes.
>>
>>> WHY is this always a problem. Where can I get help with fixing my
>>> problems..??
>>
>> Why?  Because Wireshark continues to evolve.
>>
>> Where can you get help?  -wireshark-devel, ask.wireshark.org,
>> README.developer,
>> the Wireshark source code, your colleagues, someone you pay for help, etc.
>> Basically, the usual places.
>>
>>
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