PCAP_SETFILTER

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 7 April 2014
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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().  

RETURN VALUE

pcap_setfilter() 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_compile(3PCAP), pcap_geterr(3PCAP)


 

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