Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Ordinary LUA dissector.
From: "Robert G. Jakabosky" <bobby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 21:16:24 -0700
On Wednesday 02, Eliot Blennerhassett wrote:
> Getting started writing a dissector plugin in lua, I found the examples
> on the wiki to be rather esoteric.  Only having previously written a
> plugin in C gave me any idea where to start.
> Is there any interest in including a more "ordinary" dissector example
> on the wiki, or with the wireshark install for that matter?
> Here is a working example, however I've no idea if it is best-practice
> implementation...

Here is a Lua dissector that I wrote, it could be used as another example.

It is released under the BSD license.

Also for people that want to make Lua dissectors may want to checkout this 
patch that I submitted:

Robert G. Jakabosky