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I've built Wireshark 1.12.6 from the source tarball on the download page. The only change I've made is adding a single dissector, which was working pretty solidly in the 1.10.x series. In the 1.12.6 version when I go to type an x in the display filter (such as protocol.somefield == 0x12), Wireshark immediately hangs and crashes upon typing the "x".

Thanks, Brian

asked 05 Aug '15, 07:18

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is 'protocol' in 'protocol.somefield' your protocol or an already existing protocol?

(05 Aug '15, 07:26) Jaap ♦

Found the problem. My value_string variables did not have "{ 0, NULL }" as the last value. This didn't seem to be a problem in the 1.8.x and 1.10.x series, but who knows.

Thanks, Brian

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answered 06 Aug '15, 12:22

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So it was your protocol, and yes, the final {0, NULL} tuple is important, also in 1.8 and 1.10. You just got lucky, I guess.

(06 Aug '15, 22:42) Jaap ♦
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