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wireshark & GSMTAP

To be able to analyze the GSMTAP frames on wireshark, apply the patches to the development version.

preconditions

Tools and libraries used:

sudo aptitude install build-essential autoconf subversion libtool
sudo aptitude install libgtk2.0-dev libglib2.0-dev libpcap-dev bison flex

getting wireshark

Get the latest sources from SVN:

svn co https://anonsvn.wireshark.org/wireshark/trunk/ wireshark

applying patches

  • for osmocomBB itself (already included since wireshark 1.4)
    patch -p0 < osmocom-bb/src/wireshark/gsmtap.patch
    patch -p0 < osmocom-bb/src/wireshark/smscb.patch
    
  • for SIMtrace (introduced in wireshark 2012-02-05, available since wireshark 1.7.1):
    patch -p0 < simtrace/wireshark/simcard.patch
    

compiling and installing

cd wireshark/
./autogen.sh
./configure
make
sudo make install
sudo ldconfig
cd ..