Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Requiring GTK+ 2.4 or later
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:22:17 -0700
Guy Harris wrote:
> which would probably be OK for the packet list if we were to switch to 
> using a GtkTreeView, which would let us change the columns without 
> destroying the packet list and reconstructing it, and would also let us 
> avoid allocating strings for the content of all rows and columns by 
> having a tree model that dissects packets on the fly (that requires 
> support for fast random access to packets even in compressed files, but 
> that's probably doable).

We could also group related packets in a collapsible tree item, e.g. a TCP
conversation, or 802.11n aggregated data...