Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Loading value_string from file?
From: Peter Wu <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:34:32 +0100
On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 03:07:37PM +0100, Anders Broman wrote:
> The diameter dissector builds value strings from file. The sminpec value
> string is built from a script.
> Regards
> Anders

But that is at compile-time, I was thinking of a runtime option.

Kind regards,
Peter

> Den 15 feb. 2017 2:47 em skrev "Peter Wu" <[email protected]>:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > While many protocols have fixed value_string mappings, some of them are
> > quite dynamic (USB Vendor/Product IDs, "enterprise-numbers" (sminmpec),
> > services, etc.).
> >
> > Has there ever been an attempt to load these from file? This has the
> > benefit that these files can be updated without having to
> > rebuild/install a new version of Wireshark. (Additional benefits: the
> > data can be compressed and ignored from Lintian spell-checking.)
> > --
> > Kind regards,
> > Peter Wu
> > https://lekensteyn.nl