PCAP_SET_TSTAMP_TYPE

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 5 December 2014
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NAME

pcap_set_tstamp_type - set the time stamp type to be used by a capture device  

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_set_tstamp_type(pcap_t *p, int tstamp_type);
 

DESCRIPTION

pcap_set_tstamp_type() sets the type of time stamp desired for packets captured on the pcap descriptor to the type specified by tstamp_type. It must be called on a pcap descriptor created by pcap_create() that has not yet been activated by pcap_activate(). pcap_list_tstamp_types() will give a list of the time stamp types supported by a given capture device. See pcap-tstamp(7) for a list of all the time stamp types.  

RETURN VALUE

pcap_set_tstamp_type() returns 0 on success if the specified time stamp type is expected to be supported by the capture device, PCAP_WARNING_TSTAMP_TYPE_NOTSUP if the specified time stamp type is not supported by the capture device, PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been activated, and PCAP_ERROR_CANTSET_TSTAMP_TYPE if the capture device doesn't support setting the time stamp type.  

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_list_tstamp_types(3PCAP), pcap_tstamp_type_name_to_val(3PCAP), pcap-tstamp(7)


 

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