Bug 81181 - ethereal exits when stopping capture file parsing.
ethereal exits when stopping capture file parsing.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: ethereal (Show other bugs)
phoebe
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2003-01-06 10:22 EST by Pavel
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-23 09:03:47 EST
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Description Pavel 2003-01-06 10:22:42 EST
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Description of problem:
Ethereal displays progress dialog while parsing long capture file. If I press
"Stop" button in the dialog, ethereal just exits. When I run ethereal from gdb,
it says "program exited normally".

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run ethereal and press "Stop" button during capture parsing
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Actual Results:  Ethereal exits.

Expected Results:  Stop parsing and stay working.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Guy Harris 2003-01-09 19:18:26 EST
That was the intended behavior when the dialog box and Stop button was first put 
in - if you want it to, instead, close the file it's reading and clear the list 
of packets, but keep running, send mail to ethereal-users@ethereal.com asking 
for that (as this isn't something Red Hat added, it's the way the regular 
Ethereal release works).

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