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I'm sending traffic to TShark (packet by packet) through named pipe. Dumpcap holds the data for up to 500ms, I want to get the result immediately. Is there a way to send a packet to TShark without going through dumpcap ?

asked 07 Jan '17, 21:49

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According to bug 2874 if you run tshark -i - (to make tshark read from stdin) then dumpcap won't be spawned. If you can switch to using stdin rather than a named pipe then that should work for you.

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answered 09 Jan '17, 06:25

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