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Started testing builds with VS 2013 Pro (nmake build), complaints about redefinitions:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\include\um\ws2tcpip.h(531) : error
C2373: 'ws_inet_pton' : redefinition; different type modifiers

E:\Wireshark\trunk\wsutil/inet_v6defs.h(44) : see declaration of

C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\include\um\ws2tcpip.h(548) : error
C2373: 'ws_inet_ntop' : redefinition; different type modifiers

E:\Wireshark\trunk\wsutil/inet_v6defs.h(46) : see declaration of

Looking at the definitions of these I can't see what's up.

asked 18 Nov '15, 17:16

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edited 19 Nov '15, 03:50

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Note that if you're trying to build 2.0, then the Windows build system has switched to CMake.

(19 Nov '15, 02:11) grahamb ♦

What version of the Wireshark source are you building from ?.

This problem was fixed in Dec 2013. The fix appeared in Wireshark-1.12 sources.

(See the wireshark-dev message thread beginning at:

The actual commit:;a=commit;h=3ccec6e23b8fa7f2601118660a1f01d325eb2dd4

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answered 18 Nov '15, 19:50

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I am using wireshark- 1.8.15

(19 Nov '15, 02:52) Govindarao B...
I am using wireshark- 1.8.15

OK, VS2013 isn't supported for that version.

(19 Nov '15, 03:15) grahamb ♦
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