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Re: Default interface in the "front page"?
From: Jim Aragon <Jim () agdatasystems com>
Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:10:58 -0700
At 09:11 PM 4/7/2013, Micheal Tuexen wrote:
>On Apr 8, 2013, at 2:22 AM, Jim Aragon wrote:
>> If the user has not selected a default interface at Edit Preferences
>> Capture, I'd vote to have Wireshark select the first interface
>>listed. I would not select all interfaces. I think single-interface
>>capture is still more common, even on multiple interface systems.
>I would prefer to follow what the user has configured. No default interface.
How about on a single-interface system? Maybe Wireshark should at
least select the only listed interface as the default on a
single-interface system. That IS going to be the interface that the
user selects before each capture. On a multiple interface system, I
can see the logic of either method--either selecting the first
interface or selecting no interface if the user has not specified a
default. Neither method is clearly superior and the choice of which
should be implemented is a matter of opinion.
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