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Re: read/write capture comments from the command line
From: Martin Kaiser <lists () kaiser cx>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:43:36 +0200

Thus wrote Guy Harris (guy () alum mit edu):

Sounds like a job for capinfos.

You're right, that's where it should go. And for capinfos, the cmdline
options don't have to be aligned with wireshark/tshark/dumpcap ;-)

(I assume by "capture file comment" you mean the comment in the first
Section Header Block in a pcap-ng file, rather than the comments on


I uploaded my patch to

Shouldn't be contentious. I'll check it in tomorrow or so unless someone

(I couldn't get capinfos to compile with USE_GOPTION defined but that's a
different story...)
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