[tcpdump-workers] New link-type for Z-Wave serial interface

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Tue Jul 23 02:03:36 EDT 2019


Hello Guy,

On 23 Jul 2019, at 3:43, Guy Harris wrote:

> So should we just say something such as
>
> 	LINKTYPE_Z_WAVE_SERIAL	XXX	DLT_Z_WAVE_SERIAL	Serial frames 
> transmitted between a host and a Z-Wave chip over an RS-232 or USB 
> serial connection, as described in section 5 of the Z-Wave Serial API 
> Host Application Programming Guide.  Frames that aren't ACK, NAK, CAN, 
> or Data frames should be treated as invalid.
>
> with "the Z-Wave Serial API Host Application Programming Guide" 
> linking to the document you mentioned?
>
> That way, the "Frames that aren't..." part indicates that, if code 
> that produces those frames doesn't discard them, but provides them to 
> programs capturing the frames or reading from a file logging the 
> frames, the code getting the frames should either ignore them or 
> report them as invalid.

Looks good for me.

Best,
Mikhail.


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