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If I write a dissector for my proprietary protocol and I give the dissectors to my customers do I have to make the source available?

asked 26 Feb '13, 11:12

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Yes, as you are using or interfacing with code of Wireshark which is licensed according to GPL. So, you need to make your code available as well. See the following questions.

http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/12371/wireshark-plugin-and-gpl-license

http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/15154/distributing-wireshark
http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/8798/commerical-use-of-wireshark

Regards
Kurt

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answered 26 Feb '13, 11:23

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