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Although not necessary for building, the helpful .sln files that came with the source of 1.10.x and prior version are missing. I'm curious as to the reasons for this decision. Why have they been removed?

asked 11 Aug '14, 10:48

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They were removed because they were obsolete, unmaintained and confusing some people who thought that Wireshark could be built from them while it was not the case.

You can still load the executable (from the wireshark-gtk2 folder) in case you want to use the debugger integrated in the IDE.

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answered 11 Aug '14, 11:11

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Pascal Quantin
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I can see how they became obsolete with a lot of the new Qt changes. But I would like to point out that the .slns were helpful with building and troubleshooting plugins. It was nice to choose run from the IDE and have the plugins built and troubleshoot right there.

(11 Aug '14, 11:15) tlann

Once we get it working properly, CMake will be able to produce .sln files for any installed version of Visual Studio.

(11 Aug '14, 13:05) grahamb ♦

Thank you. That is good to know.

(11 Aug '14, 13:32) tlann
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