Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 5982] Feature-request: Please support live-capture from sa
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 04:42:40 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5982

Jakub Zawadzki <[email protected]> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Jakub Zawadzki <[email protected]> 2011-06-06 04:42:38 PDT ---
Hi,

> Recently I started working on GNS3 network simulator, and one of our
> features is to dump traffic to file and keep running.
> The PCAP files on hard disk are being continuously updated / written.
> Currently I must restart Wireshark GUI every time I wanna see the new
> packets coming.

I have simillar problem like you, and I'm using one liner:

$ tail -f -c +0b file.pcap | ./wireshark -k -i -

hth.

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