Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] New Wireshark welcome page!
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 12:09:41 +0200
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:29:14AM +0200, Ulf Lamping wrote:
> Is this the behaviour that you see? Than it's a bug.
> The list of interfaces is build by asking dumpcap about the interface 
> list (which should have the privileges), so the privileges of Wireshark 
> shouldn't make any difference.

Dumpcap is not setuid on my system, and that's intentional. So instead
of showing an empty list it should just say: "Hey, you don't have the
neccessary privileges for capturing but viewing existing captures is OK".

Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.