Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Problem writing a file dissector for vwr capture files
From: Hadriel Kaplan <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:53:09 -0400
Did you add the magic info into the magic_files array in
wiretap/mime_file.c?  It looks like it's necessary.

On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 4:22 AM, Joerg Mayer <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to write a file dissector for the IxVeriWave (.vwr) capture files
> (without loosing the ability to open said capture files normally of course)
> and am failing:
> Running  "tshark -X 'read_format:MIME Files Format' -V -r testfile.vwr" (or
> the equivalent steps in wireshark) results in
> tshark: The file "testfile.vwr" isn't a capture file in a format TShark understands.
> Trying to just take over the complete capture file was also unsuccessful.
> I've attached the current source of the dissector. Simple question: What am
> I missing ;-)
> In case you want to test, use the capture attached to bug 11464.
> Thanks
>    Jörg
> --
> Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
> We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
> works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.
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