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I was devising application-specific dissector and was doing fine with Wireshark 1.8. After update to 1.10 it fails to compile with following compiler output:

/usr/include/wireshark/wiretap/wtap.h:32:30: fatal error: ws_symbol_export.h: No such file or directory

#include "ws_symbol_export.h"

I'm not sure whether it could be headers installation issue. I use standard Extra repository of Arch Linux to install Wireshark, so it shouldn't be.

asked 26 Jun '13, 06:10

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It looks like you've installed a "wireshark development" package that came with the OS and the OS hasn't included all the necessary header files. I'd suggest you raise a bug with them if this is the case.

The normal suggested method of doing (C language) Wireshark development is to build from a Wireshark source tarball or, better yet, SVN.

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answered 26 Jun '13, 12:14

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Not sure whether they heard me or just fixed it themselves. But after another update it's seems fine. I have another issue though. Anyway, thank you.

(01 Jul '13, 06:58) Andrey

That header was added In Feb 2013. Looks like your source tree should be updated.

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answered 26 Jun '13, 06:34

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Wireshark source tree or my plug-in source tree?

(26 Jun '13, 06:38) Andrey

Wireshark sources. It's in the top level directory, e.g. trunk or trunk-1.10

(26 Jun '13, 06:43) grahamb ♦
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