pcap_datalink_name_to_val(3PCAP) man page

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pcap_datalink_name_to_val - get the link-layer header type value corresponding to a header type name


#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_datalink_name_to_val(const char *name);


pcap_datalink_name_to_val() translates a link-layer header type name, which is a DLT_ name with the DLT_ removed, to the corresponding link-layer header type value. The translation is case-insensitive.


pcap_datalink_name_to_val() returns the type value on success and PCAP_ERROR if the name is not a known type name.




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