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Is Wireshark v1.2.1 available for download? If not, is currently available v1.2.16 fully compatible with v1.2.1?

asked 20 May '11, 07:15

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retagged 27 May '11, 20:49

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The various 1.2... releases were done to fix many bugs; AFAIK there were no functionality changes.

So if by "fully compatible with v1.2.1" you mean bug fixes only, that should indeed be the case.

What is the reason you wish to continue using Wireshark 1.2... ? The latest Wireshark(stable) 1.4 release contains improvements and added functionality.


You can also review the release notes for the various 1.2... releases (starting in July 2009) at

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answered 20 May '11, 07:31

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edited 20 May '11, 07:59

Start here and traverse the branch that you seek. There's an all-versions directory in there where all older releases can be found.

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answered 20 May '11, 08:11

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