Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 7265] Cascade Pilot PE - Send to Wires
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 10:51:33 -0700
On May 30, 2012, at 2:44 PM, [email protected] wrote:

> --- Comment #2 from Gerald Combs <[email protected]> 2012-05-30 14:44:43 PDT ---
> We recently updated the version of GLib in the 32-bit and 64-bit Windows
> installers. The new version no longer prints low priority log messages by
> default. Unfortunately Pilot depends on these log messages in order to be able
> to tell when Wireshark has started up and is ready to receive packets.


Should some less fragile mechanism be provided, so that Pilot (and other programs that might want to use Wireshark) don't get broken by GLib changes we don't notice?  (Yes, Pilot might have to determine whether the new mechanism is available, and fall back on the older mechanism if it isn't.)