https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13566

--- Comment #4 from Guy Harris <g...@alum.mit.edu> ---
(In reply to Peter Wu from comment #3)
> Windows has an incredibly low limit on the number of process arguments size.
> Not sure if there is a workaround for this without moving to passing command
> line arguments via a (temporary) file or stdin.
> 
> Using a temporary file or stdin would have the additional benefit that
> settings like passwords are not immediately visible in the process list.

In fact, passwords should not be passed on the command line.

*Ever*.

If any extcap module is doing that, it should stop immediately, and the fix
should be backported to all still-supported releases.

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