Manpage of PCAP_SETFILTER

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 25 July 2018
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NAME

pcap_setfilter - set the filter  

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_setfilter(pcap_t *p, struct bpf_program *fp);
 

DESCRIPTION

pcap_setfilter() is used to specify a filter program. fp is a pointer to a bpf_program struct, usually the result of a call to pcap_compile(3PCAP).  

RETURN VALUE

pcap_setfilter() returns 0 on success and PCAP_ERROR on failure. If PCAP_ERROR is returned, pcap_geterr(3PCAP) or pcap_perror(3PCAP) may be called with p as an argument to fetch or display the error text.  

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP)


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Time: 16:35:55 GMT, July 25, 2018