Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 7374] Update interface lists on interface add/removal
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 01:04:46 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7374

--- Comment #24 from Pontus Fuchs <[email protected]> 2012-06-25 01:04:46 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #23)
> My typical use case for adding interfaces:
> All unused interfaces on my Laptop are admin down. I want to do a capture,
> start Wireshark - find out the interface in question is missing, then enable
> the interface. Now it would be nice to have Wireshark detect the new interface
> (almost) automagically.
> So at least for me a "new" interface is not a rare occurrence.

This is what the patched attached to this bug does (for Linux). The discussion
right now is how we can improve manual refresh too.

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