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I have encouterd the crah for Register All Handoff for user define dissector call (generic_*.dll) in wireshark 2.0.3

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These issue is found in wireshark 2.0.3. Same code works fine in wireshark 1.12.7

Request your help.

Thanks Dinesh Sadu

asked 12 Jun '16, 05:58

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Dinesh Babu ...
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Plugins need to be compiled with the Wireshark source code of the major version you intend to use. You cannot take a plugin compiled for Wireshark 1.12.X and expect it to work with Wireshark 2.0.X. So if this not already the case, ensure to recompile your generic_dissector.dll plugin.

Also ensure that you do not have the same plugin installed in your user profile folder and in your build folder. This would also lead to a crash if you try to load twice the same plugin.

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answered 12 Jun '16, 09:29

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Thanks Pascal...

I had compiled it with latest Wireshark version 2.0.X and did it as gtk-package , installed in User(C:) Program Files (x86). These would not pick the plugin from build Folder.. Build Folder: E:/Softwares/Wireshark-2.0.3/* But my installation path is from C: Drive and short-cut (Wireshark_Legacy) created on Desktop which launches from C: Drive... Crash is observed only in sometimes. Majority times Wireshark comes-up successfully. Want to understand is these because of not freeing my static memory/register handles in generic_dissector.dll

(12 Jun '16, 11:24) Dinesh Babu ...

Well, only you can tell as you are the only one having access to the plug-in code. As the crash appears at startup (from what I understood) then it should not be related to previous run memory allocation.

(12 Jun '16, 12:17) Pascal Quantin
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