pcap_dump(3PCAP) man page

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pcap_dump - write a packet to a capture file


#include <pcap/pcap.h>

void pcap_dump(u_char *user, struct pcap_pkthdr *h,

        u_char *sp);


pcap_dump() outputs a packet to the ``savefile'' opened with pcap_dump_open(3PCAP). Note that its calling arguments are suitable for use with pcap_dispatch(3PCAP) or pcap_loop(3PCAP). If called directly, the user parameter is of type pcap_dumper_t as returned by pcap_dump_open().




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