Man page of PCAP_SET_TSTAMP_TYPE
Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 8 September 2019
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.10.0.
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pcap_set_tstamp_type - set the time stamp type to be used by a
int pcap_set_tstamp_type(pcap_t *p, int tstamp_type);
sets the type of time stamp desired for packets captured on the pcap
descriptor to the type specified by
It must be called on a pcap descriptor created by
that has not yet been activated by
will give a list of the time stamp types supported by a given capture
for a list of all the time stamp types.
on success if the specified time stamp type is expected to be
supported by the capture device,
if the specified time stamp type is not supported by the
if called on a capture handle that has been activated, and
if the capture device doesn't support setting the time stamp type (only
older versions of libpcap will return that; newer versions will always
allow the time stamp type to be set to the default type).
This function became available in libpcap release 1.2.1. In previous
releases, the time stamp type cannot be set; only the default time stamp
type offered by a capture source is available.
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