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Can anyone give me the functional syntax and its description to create a dissector?


HI, Currently I put myself to write a dissector, for that first I have to understand the various "functional syntax and its descriptions" involved in dissector creation. Can any one give me the functional syntax for writing a dissector?

I read through the "" link, but I need the syntax and description.


asked 28 Nov '11, 06:19

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edited 29 Nov '11, 10:33

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Can you be more specific? Dissectors are written in C, so the "functional syntax" of a dissector is the same as the C programming language. The developer's guide chapter you link to provides a fairly thorough summary of how to create a dissector; if it is not enough information, you could also check doc/README.developer in the Wireshark sources.

(29 Nov '11, 08:44) multipleinte...