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authorChris Maynard <Christopher.Maynard@GTECH.COM>2013-12-11 16:52:40 +0000
committerChris Maynard <Christopher.Maynard@GTECH.COM>2013-12-11 16:52:40 +0000
commit4c19d29b7ca86d666b5168e0612c6b3374bb8d1b (patch)
tree8b41521c43eb5dd7d7d0f7210b5e396ad1e4eee2 /doc/tshark.pod
parent1bd68e7adb077868caa39fd7bd25116511119b63 (diff)
Improve tshark command-line error help. Fixes https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9548 and adds addtional help, better formatting, sorting and some minimal documentation of the -u option to the tshark man page.
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diff --git a/doc/tshark.pod b/doc/tshark.pod
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@@ -39,7 +39,8 @@ S<[ B<-R> E<lt>Read filterE<gt> ]>
S<[ B<-s> E<lt>capture snaplenE<gt> ]>
S<[ B<-S> E<lt>separatorE<gt> ]>
S<[ B<-t> a|ad|adoy|d|dd|e|r|u|ud|udoy ]>
-S<[ B<-T> pdml|psml|ps|text|fields ]>
+S<[ B<-T> fields|pdml|ps|psml|text ]>
+S<[ B<-u> E<lt>seconds typeE<gt>]>
S<[ B<-v> ]>
S<[ B<-V> ]>
S<[ B<-w> E<lt>outfileE<gt>|- ]>
@@ -560,6 +561,8 @@ are turned on.
The argument is a string that may contain the letters:
+B<C> to enable concurrent (asynchronous) DNS lookups
+
B<m> to enable MAC address resolution
B<n> to enable network address resolution
@@ -569,8 +572,6 @@ resolution
B<t> to enable transport-layer port number resolution
-B<C> to enable concurrent (asynchronous) DNS lookups
-
=item -o E<lt>preferenceE<gt>:E<lt>valueE<gt>
Set a preference value, overriding the default value and any value read
@@ -704,35 +705,42 @@ was captured
The default format is relative.
-=item -T pdml|psml|ps|text|fields
+=item -T fields|pdml|ps|psml|text
Set the format of the output when viewing decoded packet data. The
options are one of:
+B<fields> The values of fields specified with the B<-e> option, in a
+form specified by the B<-E> option. For example,
+
+ -T fields -E separator=, -E quote=d
+
+would generate comma-separated values (CSV) output suitable for importing
+into your favorite spreadsheet program.
+
B<pdml> Packet Details Markup Language, an XML-based format for the details of
a decoded packet. This information is equivalent to the packet details
printed with the B<-V> flag.
-B<psml> Packet Summary Markup Language, an XML-based format for the summary
-information of a decoded packet. This information is equivalent to the
-information shown in the one-line summary printed by default.
-
B<ps> PostScript for a human-readable one-line summary of each of the packets,
or a multi-line view of the details of each of the packets, depending on
whether the B<-V> flag was specified.
+B<psml> Packet Summary Markup Language, an XML-based format for the summary
+information of a decoded packet. This information is equivalent to the
+information shown in the one-line summary printed by default.
+
B<text> Text of a human-readable one-line summary of each of the packets, or a
multi-line view of the details of each of the packets, depending on
whether the B<-V> flag was specified. This is the default.
-B<fields> The values of fields specified with the B<-e> option, in a
-form specified by the B<-E> option. For example,
+=item -u E<lt>seconds typeE<gt>
- -T fields -E separator=, -E quote=d
+Specifies the seconds type. Valid choices are:
-would generate comma-separated values (CSV) output suitable for importing
-into your favorite spreadsheet program.
+B<s> for seconds
+B<hms> for hours, minutes and seconds
=item -v