Man page of PCAP_FILE
Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 3 January 2014
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.9.0.
Your system may have a different version installed, possibly with some
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pcap_file - get the standard I/O stream for a savefile being read
FILE *pcap_file(pcap_t *p);
returns the standard I/O stream of the ``savefile,'' if a ``savefile''
was opened with
or NULL, if a network device was opened with
Note that the Packet Capture library is usually built with large file
support, so the standard I/O stream of the ``savefile'' might refer to
a file larger than 2 gigabytes; applications that use
should, if possible, use calls that support large files on the return
or the value returned by
when passed the return value of
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