Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] A more concise capture options dialog for 1.8
From: Michael Tuexen <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 19:15:26 +0200
On Jul 16, 2012, at 7:03 PM, Guy Harris wrote:

> On Jul 16, 2012, at 9:56 AM, Michael Tuexen wrote:
>> One problem with a global capture filter is, that it might apply to some interfaces,
>> but not to all. That is why we make the capture filter a "per interface" setting.
>> This way we can check if it makes sense (showing it with a green or red background).
> And if it's global, you can attempt to compile it with the link-layer header types for all of the selected interfaces and show it with a red background if any of those attempts fail.
Hmm. Makes sense. You don't know which one fails, but at least it is an indication.
Irene can take a look. I think we had this at one stage...

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