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how can we use an existing dissector inside a custom plugin? [closed]

asked 2021-06-26 07:50:05 +0000

WestHamFan gravatar image

updated 2021-06-26 08:15:12 +0000

I have written a custom plugin for a protocol that 'wraps' other protocol pdus (gsm_sms in this case, eg DELIVER_SM). Is there a simple way to call the existing dissector from the custom plugin? Building on ubuntu, using wireshark 3.4.5.

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by WestHamFan
close date 2021-06-27 18:15:14.950785


"Other protocol PDUs" in general, or just gsm_sms?

I.e., are you trying to find out how to specifically use gsm_sms, or will that plugin be able to wrap other PDUs?

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2021-06-26 23:40:39 +0000 )edit

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answered 2021-06-27 18:12:43 +0000

WestHamFan gravatar image

Found solution by inspecting existing usage of call_dissector_XXX() family of functions.

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