Man page of PCAP_SET_TSTAMP_PRECISION
Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 5 February 2015
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.9.1.
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pcap_set_tstamp_precision - set the time stamp precision returned in
int pcap_set_tstamp_precision(pcap_t *p, int tstamp_precision);
sets the precision of the 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
Two time stamp precisions are supported, microseconds and nanoseconds. One can
to request desired precision. By default, time stamps are in microseconds.
returns 0 on success if the specified time stamp precision is expected to be
supported by the capture device,
if the capture device does not support the requested time stamp
if called on a capture handle that has been activated.
This function became available in libpcap release 1.5.1. In previous
releases, time stamps from a capture device or savefile are always given
in seconds and microseconds.
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