Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 1389] Interface is not readable in 256-color mode (Windows
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 21:13:44 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1389


Andrew from Vancouver <[email protected]> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |LATER




--- Comment #8 from Andrew from Vancouver <[email protected]>  2008-09-07 21:13:42 PDT ---
In Wireshark build version 1.0.3 this issue is still a problem due to the
version of GTK+ and telling the Win-32 installer to only use the GTK1 interface
is no longer an option.

Editing the gtkrc file produces no joy when trying to edit the colors of the
text.

The end-user solution is to install with the default options, so as to obtain
the Windows default GTK+ look and feel. Then do a selective update from the
GTK+ latest Stable Release, e.g. gtk+-bundle_2.14.1-20080905-1_win32.zip by
copying in at least the following updated files:

C:\Program Files\wireshark\
            Newer                 636570        libcairo-2.dll
            Newer                 250059        libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll
            Newer                 822508        libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll
            New File              449203        libgio-2.0-0.dll
            Newer                1009281        libglib-2.0-0.dll
            Newer                 295938        libgobject-2.0-0.dll
            Newer                  4.5 m        libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
            Newer                 307449        libpango-1.0-0.dll
            New File              181974        libpng12-0.dll
            Newer                     42        gdk-pixbuf.loaders
            Newer                     37        gtk.immodules
            New File               54018        libpixmap.dll
            Newer                  89098        libwimp.dll
C:\Program Files\wireshark\lib\gtk-2.0\2.10.0\modules\
            New File              453285        libgail.dll

(the middle column represents the size of the file in bytes)

On restart, Wireshark now uses the intended Windows colors for menu items and
the packet display windows, e.g. menus are black text on a light grey
background in the default theme.

Therefore, the bug Wireshark manifests is fixed when the GTK+ version which
Wireshark includes is brought up to date.


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