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macOS crash setting protobuf search path

asked 2022-01-20 12:46:49 +0000

updated 2022-01-21 06:13:17 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image


I'm running wireshark 3.6.1 on a Silicon M1 chip with MacOs

When I try to add search path for .proto, wireshark crashes and close.

How to replicate:

  1. Open: preferencens -> protocols -> protobuf
  2. click "Edit.." on 'protobuf search paths'. A protobuf search paths will open
  3. Click plus sign, and then press the three dots, in the first column of the empty row

When I click on the 3 dots, it closes wireshak. Ive tried to open it from the console, and this is what I see when the application closes.

>   ** (wireshark:21741) 12:33:27.932306 [GUI WARNING] -- Populating font family aliases took 84 ms. Replace uses of missing font family "SF Mono" with one that exists to avoid this cost. 
 ** (wireshark:21741) 12:33:37.837859 [GUI WARNING] -- FIX Add drag reordering to UAT dialog
Wireshark(21741,0x10567c580) malloc: *** error for object 0x16b6ecfa0: pointer being freed was not allocated
Wireshark(21741,0x10567c580) malloc: *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
Abort trap: 6

Note: it works fine if I just paste the path without clicking in the 3 dots.

Thanks, Pedro Nunes

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answered 2022-01-20 13:51:03 +0000

grahamb gravatar image

As per the notes on the issue, try using the tab key to give the "..." button the focus and then click on it.

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answered 2022-01-20 13:24:09 +0000

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