Man page of PCAP_IS_SWAPPED

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 7 April 2014
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.9.1.

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NAME

pcap_is_swapped - find out whether a savefile has the native byte order  

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_is_swapped(pcap_t *p);
 

DESCRIPTION

pcap_is_swapped() returns true (1) if p refers to a ``savefile'' that uses a different byte order than the current system. For a live capture, it always returns false (0).

It must not be called on a pcap descriptor created by pcap_create(3PCAP) that has not yet been activated by pcap_activate(3PCAP).  

RETURN VALUE

pcap_is_swapped() returns true (1) or false (0) on success and PCAP_ERROR_NOT_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been created but not activated.  

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP)


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