Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] extcap command line parameter format
From: Roland Knall <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 20:07:58 +0200
Yes, that was what I mean. 



> Am 29.07.2018 um 19:54 schrieb Guy Harris <[email protected]>:
> 
>> On Jul 29, 2018, at 8:52 AM, Roland Knall <[email protected]> wrote:
>> 
>> The main intent for extcap-version was to provide a way, so that we can change commands calling the utility without loosing compatibility to older utilities. Mainly to introduce or change commands, like we did with the toolbar. 
> 
> Presumably you mean "the main intent for *adding an option to --extcap-verson*" - there *already existed* a --extcap-version argument, which told the extcap program to report its version:
> 
>    $ /Applications/Wireshark.app/Contents/MacOS/Wireshark --version
>    Wireshark 2.6.1 (v2.6.1-0-g860a78b3)
> 
>        ...
> 
>    $ /Applications/Wireshark.app/Contents/MacOS/extcap/randpktdump --extcap-version
>    extcap {version=0.1.0}{help=file:///usr/local/share/wireshark/randpktdump.html}
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