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/!\ Outdated discussion. Lua was originally just a plugin for Wireshark, but became integrated as of v0.99.4.

Implementation Notes

No Registration, just Handoff

Lua it's been added to wireshark as a plugin, its registration function doesn't do anything, it isn't until handoff that the given script is compiled and executed. The reasons for this are:

to plugin or not to plugin?

While I believe it's a good thing in general that Lua is an optional module for wireshark I see few problems with this.

Lua/ImplementationNotes (last edited 2008-04-12 17:50:03 by localhost)