Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Filebacked-tvbuffs : GSoC'13
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2013 15:48:48 -0700
On Apr 18, 2013, at 10:28 AM, Evan Huus <[email protected]> wrote:

> That hadn't even occurred to me; I was thinking more of the fact that
> we don't have a separate 'head' structure for reassembly chains and
> just assume certain fields are set/unset based on whether the
> structure is first in the list or not.

I just made an attempt to clean that up.

In the process, I found at least one dissector that assumes that the head structure and the fragment structure look the same, and even some of the freeing code in reassemble.c assumes that.

I dropped the attempt in question for now.

A from-scratch rewrite might called for here.