wireshark crashing on Leopard

William Davis frstan at bellsouth.net
Tue Nov 13 13:14:21 PST 2007

On Nov 13, 2007, at 1:59 PM, Blake Garner wrote:

> So first off I'm now able to successfully build wireshark on leopard!
> Thanks for fixing those funky gtk2 and other portfile bugs!
> However when I stop a capture everytime wireshark crashes with this  
> error.
> bash-3.2# /opt/local/bin/wireshark
> The program 'wireshark' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
>  (Details: serial 14532 error_code 8 request_code 152 minor_code 4)
>  (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>   that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>   To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>   option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>   backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error()  
> function.)
> Is this a bug that I should report for macports or upstream to  
> wireshark?
> thanks,
> Blake-

You are using Leopard, correct? You might try downloading the X11  
updates at
by Apples X11 guy. I dont know that this will fix your present problem  
but cant hurt.
Im sure otherswill have more to say. :)

William Davis
Mac OS X.5.0 Darwin 9.0.0
Mac Mini Intel Duo @ 1.86 GHz

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