[MacPorts] #48132: ChmodBPF startup item

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Sun Jun 21 12:54:18 PDT 2015

#48132: ChmodBPF startup item
 Reporter:  macports@…   |      Owner:  macports-tickets@…
     Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  Normal       |  Milestone:
Component:  ports        |    Version:  2.3.3
 Keywords:               |       Port:  wireshark
 The wireshark port is missing the ChmodBPF startup item that allows an
 authorized user read access to the capture devices without having to run
 as root.

 From the standalone installer’s description:

 > This installs a launch daemon (org.wireshark.ChmodBPF.plist) that
 changes the group permissions of each BPF device to allow access for the
 "access_bpf" group. It creates the "access_bpf" group if it doesn't exist
 and adds the current user to the group.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/48132>
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