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I am trying to build a wireshark installer using nsis. It's a branched 2.0 version with some custom tweaks including plugins. The wireshark is building and working correctly when build from sources on Win64.

When I run msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo nsis_package_prep.vcxproj everything fnishes neatly with no errors. When I run msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo nsis_package.vcxproj I get error right after it fails to detect plugin dll.


SetOutPath: "$INSTDIR\plugins\2.0.2"
File: "C:\Development\bmakan\wsbuild64\run\RelWithDebInfo\plugins\my_plugin.dll" -> no files found.

The error I get is as follows:
    Error in script "wireshark.nsi" on line 960 -- aborting creation process
1>C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\V120\Microsoft.CppCommon.targets(170,5): error MSB6006: "cmd.exe" exited with code 1. [C:\Development\bmakan\wsbuild64\nsis_package.vcxproj]

I have vcredist_x64.exe in Wireshark-win64-libs-2.0 folder. I believe it's a correct one since I took it from installation folder. Also tried 2 others for VS 2010 and 2005 (I have 2013).

asked 18 Mar '16, 08:25

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edited 18 Mar '16, 09:11

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grahamb ♦

So do you have the file "C:\Development\bmakan\wsbuild64\run\RelWithDebInfo\plugins\my_plugin.dll"?

(18 Mar '16, 09:11) grahamb ♦

Apologies for a long inactivity. You are right, the file is indeed missing. Must have been checking somewhere else for it. Is this file supposed to be generated by running "msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo nsis_package_prep.vcxproj"?

(01 Apr '16, 01:24) Aliniel

No it should be generated during the "msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo Wireshark.sln" step, assuming that you added your my_plugin folder in a CMakeListsCustom.txt file in your root Wireshark source tree (see CMakeListsCustom.txt.example)

(01 Apr '16, 02:18) Pascal Quantin

I've found some bugs with my plugins. Until they're fixed, I'm putting this on hold. I'll let you know after that.

(05 Apr '16, 00:22) Aliniel

There was a problem with one of my plugins which was not working correctly. After fixing the issue the instaler build worked correctly when following the provided tutorial.

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