Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 942] File -> Open dialog's Filter butt
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 12:45:16 -0700
Luis,

I believe this bug is talking about the filter button on the Windows 
file dialog that doesn't work, which didn't the last time I checked SVN 
so it should remain open (or we need to open a new bug for it).  The 
filter button works in the GTK file dialog just fine.

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 07:33:23PM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=942
> 
> 
> [email protected] changed:
> 
>            What    |Removed                     |Added
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>              Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
>          Resolution|                            |WORKSFORME
>             Version|0.99.0                      |0.99.6
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------- Comment #6 from [email protected]  2007-04-05 19:33 GMT -------
> If I understand well this is a problem on how the word "filter" is interpreted.
> 
> Being it in the open file dialog someone will naturally interpret it as file
> filter like in "*.cap"
> 
> But being in wireshark the "filter" term is interpreted as a wireshark display
> filter.
> 
> I think the solution is to rename the field of the open dialog into "display
> filter"
> 
> 
> IMHO if the issue is about memory we should be using libpcap filters instead of
> wireshark ones.
> 
> 
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