Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark crashes on Ubuntu 7.10
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 20:37:30 -0600
On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 08:40:02AM +0000, Munish Dayal wrote:

> I have built and made an rpm package on RHEL 4 (wireshark 0.99.7 
> source). Then I installed the rpm on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon (using 
> alien). But wireshark crashes when I open the Preferences window.
> Below is the backtrace.
> Looks like some library problem.

We recently had a problem with the preferences causing crashes (see bug 
#2053: http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2053).  It 
looks like it was fixed as of version 0.99.8.  Try downloading the source 
code to the latest version (1.0.0) from www.wireshark.org and using 
that.


Steve