HOWTO: get familar with the Samba source code
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Thu Sep 28 10:10:48 GMT 2000
At 10:22 AM 9/29/00 +1100, Tim Potter wrote:
>Christopher R. Hertel writes:
>> > Hmmm, in what ways is NetMon better than Ethereal? I want to make
>> > the best available :-)
>> At the last CIFS conference there was some discussion of promoting the
>> idea of using Samba IDL as an input into Ethereal. That would provide a
>> means for adding new packet descriptions, etc.
>> Did that go anywhere?
>I've made some progress with some hand-written IDLs. Apart from
>being bogged down with other stuff, I'm currently lacking a
>proper IDL parsing system.
>I did get as far as automatically generating ethereal code to
>parse LSA open policy, close policy and query info policy RPC
Actually, I am sort of working on something to automatically generate
dissectors as well, and want to look at what Tim has done, but I am working
on an XML-based system.
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.zing.org)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba
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