Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark Qt : Decode As
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2014 01:03:15 +0200
If someone starts to work on the Decode As stuff for qtshark:
Can you please give me the same command line options as with tshark?
The need to in some cases click half a dozen decode as dialogs and
repeat that on the next capture again has annoyed me quite a few
times with gtkshark.


On Mon, Aug 04, 2014 at 03:33:29PM -0700, Guy Harris wrote:
> On Aug 4, 2014, at 1:13 PM, Alexis La Goutte <[email protected]> wrote:
> > The decode As feature work for you with Wireshark Qt (qtshark)
> > 
> > I have try on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and don't work for me... (the
> > value is never save...)
> Isn't saved, as in "isn't written to the decode_as_entries file", or is saved but doesn't work?
> > if i try with GTK and reopen with Qt works...
> For uint dissector tables, GTK+ was writing out the value in decimal, regardless of the base of the value for the table; Qt was writing it out in hex if the base for the value was hex.
> The code to *read* the tables assumed decimal, and read a hex value as 0, because it was using atoi().  I fixed it to use strtol() with a base argument of 0 (so that a number beginning with 0x or 0X is treated as hex), and to check that that the string was a valid number and the value was in the range 0 -> UINT_MAX and report lines where it isn't.
> This fixes it to the extent that the saved values work; I backported that fix to the 1.12 branch.
> However, if I change it in Qt, the change doesn't take effect until I quit and restart Wireshark, so there's another bug hiding there.
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Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
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