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Is there a way to decompile propietary plugins from a 32bit platform version 1.6.2 and compile them AGAIN to a 64 bit 1.10.3 release or even 32 bit?

This is what I have:

Version 1.6.2 (SVN Rev 38931 from /trunk-1.6)

Copyright 1998-2011 Gerald Combs [email protected] and contributors. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Compiled (32-bit) with GTK+ 2.22.1, with GLib 2.26.1, with WinPcap (version unknown), with libz 1.2.5, without POSIX capabilities, without libpcre, with SMI 0.4.8, with c-ares 1.7.1, with Lua 5.1, without Python, with GnuTLS 2.10.3, with Gcrypt 1.4.6, with MIT Kerberos, with GeoIP, with PortAudio V19-devel (built Sep 7 2011), with AirPcap.

Running on 64-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, build 7601, with WinPcap version 4.1.2 (packet.dll version, based on libpcap version 1.0 branch 1_0_rel0b (20091008), GnuTLS 2.10.3, Gcrypt 1.4.6, without AirPcap.

Built using Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 build 21022

asked 05 Dec '13, 08:51

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The short answer: no.

The longer answer: The terms of the GPL license used by Wireshark require that you be able to get a copy of the dissector source.

I suggest that you contact the supplier of the "proprietary dissector" and request the source of the dissector.

(Of course, once you have the source, some work may/will be required to update the dissector for use with the newer version of Wireshark).

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answered 05 Dec '13, 08:59

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edited 05 Dec '13, 09:12

Oh good. I'll go ahead and request the source of the dissector. Thank you.

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(05 Dec '13, 09:05) hugeyeti

If you should run into any problems getting the source, please let us know.

(05 Dec '13, 09:09) Bill Meier ♦♦

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