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I'm working in linux and I would need to use libxml2 functions for the development of a plugin for wireshark but when I start wireshark I get an error message: undefined symbol: xmlParseFile. I thought that the error would be resolved by including the header "xmlexports.h" but it was not so. I am writing a piece of code to facilitate the understanding:

#include <libxml/xmlmemory.h>
#include <libxml/parser.h>
xmlDocPtr docS=NULL;
char *fileNameXML="test.xml"
docS = xmlParseFile(fileNameXML);

Thank you in advance!

asked 12 May '14, 03:01

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edited 12 May '14, 09:00

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I guess you need to change the makefile(s) to link against libxml2.

(12 May '14, 05:42) Anders ♦

I think the issue might be a runtime load problem, the OP says the problem occurs when starting Wireshark, not building.

(12 May '14, 05:53) grahamb ♦

Or maybe not.

(12 May '14, 07:27) grahamb ♦

I had forgotten to include the library lxml2 in phase of linking. I'm sorry

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answered 12 May '14, 07:21

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