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Bug 81181

Summary: ethereal exits when stopping capture file parsing.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Pavel <pavelr>
Component: etherealAssignee: Phil Knirsch <pknirsch>
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Version: phoebeCC: guy, rvokal
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Description Pavel 2003-01-06 15:22:42 UTC
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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:

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

Actual Results:  Ethereal exits.

Expected Results:  Stop parsing and stay working.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Guy Harris 2003-01-10 00:18:26 UTC
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 asking 
for that (as this isn't something Red Hat added, it's the way the regular 
Ethereal release works).