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authorChris Maynard <Christopher.Maynard@GTECH.COM>2011-09-28 14:50:07 +0000
committerChris Maynard <Christopher.Maynard@GTECH.COM>2011-09-28 14:50:07 +0000
commitaa1199d01fda1bd13870112b4f06009ddfd7de9d (patch)
treefcc1ff697135d82295ec9d6bccdc6cd2c565927d /doc
parente851859a0e4c5b3c64a0c4c1bf32e49b2d52c509 (diff)
Rather than complain and quit if -V is missing when -O <protocols> is used, do the user a favor and continue as if -V had been specified. Add explicit documentation of the -O <protocols> option to the man page.
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@@ -90,10 +90,10 @@ pane in B<Wireshark>), although if it's writing packets as it captures
them, rather than writing packets from a saved capture file, it won't
show the "frame number" field. If the B<-V> option is specified, it
writes instead a view of the details of the packet, showing all the
-fields of all protocols in the packet. If the B<-O> option is
-specified in combination with B<-V>, it will only show the full
-protocols specified. Use the output of "tshark -G protocols" to
-find the abbreviations of the protocols you can specify.
+fields of all protocols in the packet. If the B<-O> option is specified,
+it will only show the full protocols specified. Use the output of
+"B<tshark -G protocols>" to find the abbreviations of the protocols you can
+specify.
If you want to write the decoded form of packets to a file, run
B<TShark> without the B<-w> option, and redirect its standard output to
@@ -538,6 +538,13 @@ form I<prefname>B<:>I<value>, where I<prefname> is the name of the
preference (which is the same name that would appear in the preference
file), and I<value> is the value to which it should be set.
+=item -O E<lt>protocolsE<gt>
+
+Similar to the B<-V> option, but causes B<TShark> to only show a detailed view
+of the comma-separated list of I<protocols> specified, rather than a detailed
+view of all protocols. Use the output of "B<tshark -G protocols>" to find the
+abbreviations of the protocols you can specify.
+
=item -p
I<Don't> put the interface into promiscuous mode. Note that the