Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Protocol Export objects - New Dissector Development
From: Christopher Maynard <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:33:31 +0000 (UTC)
Jeff Morriss <[email protected]> writes:

> > Are there any simple protocols which need a dissector to be added to
> > Whireshark. I thought of some; but all of them seem to already supported
> > in Wireshark.
> >
> > Are there any protocol you can suggest? I would like to develop the
> > dissector for a simple protocol, and then with the acquired experience
> > maybe try something more complex.
>
> Check out the bug database: there are plenty of requests for 
> improvements, enhancements, and new dissectors, including some 
> dissectors that are mostly written but need some cleanup (but the 
> cleanup hasn't happened in so long it's unlikely the original author 
> will do anything with it).  (Unfortunately some of those bugs may be 
> closed as LATER.)

You might also be able to pick up some ideas from either the wishlist[1] or
the GSoC[2] pages.

- Chris

[1]: http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Wishlist
[2]: http://wiki.wireshark.org/GSoC2014