wireshark crashing on Leopard

Mike Savory msavory1 at nzbox.com
Tue Nov 13 19:41:24 PST 2007

Hi William

Tried both the fixes on the attached page and completely rebuilt  
wireshark (and hence gtk2), rebooted my Intel MB Pro (clean install  

> curl -LO http://people.freedesktop.org/~bbyer/x11app/ 
> libX11.6.dylib.bz2
> bunzip2 libX11.6.dylib.bz2
> sudo mv /usr/X11/lib/libX11.6.dylib /usr/X11/lib/libX11.6.old
> sudo install -b libX11.6.dylib /usr/X11/lib
> Note: Before doing this for the first time, make a backup copy of  
> the "real" /usr/X11/bin/Xquartz binary in case something breaks.  
> (i.e. )
> cp /usr/X11/bin/Xquartz ~/Documents/Xquartz-backup
> curl -LO http://people.freedesktop.org/~bbyer/x11app/xorg-server-1.2a9/Xquartz-1.2a9.bz2
> bunzip2 Xquartz-1.2a9.bz2
> sudo install -b Xquartz-1.2a9 /usr/X11/bin/Xquartz

And still wireshark crashes on opening a pcap file or stopping a  
capture, with the same XWindow error as Blake.



On Nov 13, 2007, at 1:14 PM, William Davis wrote:

> You are using Leopard, correct? You might try downloading the X11  
> updates at
> http://www.x.org/wiki/XDarwin
> 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
> frstanATbellsouthDOTnet
> Mac OS X.5.0 Darwin 9.0.0
> Mac Mini Intel Duo @ 1.86 GHz

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