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Why is gitlab CI failing for all packages except for Windows MinGW-w64 Package ?

asked 2023-07-27 19:43:49 +0000

riya gravatar image

Hi, I am new to wireshark development. I am trying to upstream my dissector but the gitlab CI is failing. this is the link to the CI ->

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You're following the steps in 3.10.1. Creating Merge Requests and SubmittingPatches?

Chuckc gravatar imageChuckc ( 2023-07-27 21:57:47 +0000 )edit

yes, I am.

riya gravatar imageriya ( 2023-07-28 03:52:59 +0000 )edit

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answered 2023-07-28 07:09:27 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

updated 2023-07-28 09:17:05 +0000

Jaap gravatar image

If I look at the most recent pipeline for your pull request - which, rather than pipelines on your own repository, are what matter for upstreaming - the commit check job failed with

Checking: /builds/riyadixitagra/wireshark-pldm

License 'UNKNOWN' for 'epan/dissectors/packet-pldm-base.c' is not allowed.
License 'UNKNOWN' for 'epan/dissectors/packet-pldm-base.h' is not allowed.
License 'UNKNOWN' for 'epan/dissectors/packet-pldm.c' is not allowed.


This is because you must, at minimum, have a comment header that specifies a license for the code. It should probably also include a copyright notice to go along with the license, plus some other information, e.g.:

/* {file name}
 * {Short summary of what's in the file}
 * Wireshark - Network traffic analyzer
 * By Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
 * Copyright 1998 Gerald Combs
 * {additional information if you want}
 * SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-or-later

Try adding that to your source files (all three of them) in your personal GitHub repository; that should trigger a new build of the pull request.

(And ask further questions on your pull request, rather than here, so that the issues can be directly tracked on the pull request.)

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(Not that 1998 is a requirement; see, for example, epan/epan.h, epan/epan_dissect.h, and epan/epan.c.)

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2023-07-28 09:31:20 +0000 )edit

Thanks. i will try this.

riya gravatar imageriya ( 2023-09-08 11:51:44 +0000 )edit

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