PCAP_SET_DATALINK

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 3 January 2014
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NAME

pcap_set_datalink - set the link-layer header type to be used by a capture device  

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_set_datalink(pcap_t *p, int dlt);
 

DESCRIPTION

pcap_set_datalink() is used to set the current link-layer header type of the pcap descriptor to the type specified by dlt.  

RETURN VALUE

pcap_set_datalink() returns 0 on success and -1 on failure. If -1 is returned, pcap_geterr() or pcap_perror() may be called with p as an argument to fetch or display the error text.  

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_geterr(3PCAP), pcap_datalink_name_to_val(3PCAP)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
SEE ALSO

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