Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] should extcap dir be a preference?
From: Pascal Quantin <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:02:44 +0200


Le 26 août 2014 20:00, "Alexis La Goutte" <[email protected]> a écrit :
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 4:31 PM, Pascal Quantin
> <[email protected]> wrote:
> > M
> > Le 26 août 2014 15:59, "Martin Kaiser" <[email protected]> a écrit :
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> at the moment, the directory for the extcap binaries is defined at
> >> compile time.
> >>
> >> When I first tried extcap a year ago, I created a patch to make the
> >> extcap directory a preference. This was much easier for me to handle
> >> when I played with several extcaps that needed frequent recompiling.
> >>
> >> I'd like to resurrect this patch. Thoughts?
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >> Martin
> +1 too
>
> >
> > +1. I was thinking about adding a location in the profile folder (like for
> > plugins) but making it configurable might be even better.
>
> It not already in About window ?
The folder is indicated in the About window,  but as it is located in the installation folder and might not be writable for all users. That's why adding the profile folder made sense to me (as we do for plugins).
> >
> > Pascal.
> >
> >
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