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I'm building Wireshark 1.4.1 on a new platform, and I'm wondering if there's any sort of "test capture" file that exercises the base dissectors (or some particular subset thereof) as a "build test" sort of thing.

I've thought of using the various sample captures, but I suspect that something better is "out there"...

asked 14 Nov '10, 19:25

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edited 14 Nov '10, 19:26


The way it's currently done is a whole bunch of collected captures, mangled through fuzz-test.sh and feed to the build. That shakes out bugs real nice. You can find the script in the tools directory of the source. Sample captures can be found on the Wiki, and from other sources mentioned there.

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answered 14 Nov '10, 23:07

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Excellent! Now testing build against generic Big Honking Captures...thanks!

(15 Nov '10, 11:57) wesmorgan1
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