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when I use tshark -r chinese-characters.cap such as "tshark -r 中文.cap" It says that the file name is invalid. How could I resolve this problem?

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asked 13 Apr '11, 07:47

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The obvious workaround is to either rename the file before opening it with tshark (or create a link or shortcut to the original file).

Which version of tshark are you running? I believe there has been some work done recently on handling non-ascii filenames. Could you try version 1.5.1?

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answered 13 Apr '11, 07:59

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Thanks. version 1.5.1 supports non-ascii filenames.

(14 Apr '11, 05:47) janequeen

Good to hear you were able to solve your issue with version 1.5.1!

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