pcap_datalink_name_to_val(3PCAP) man page

Updated: 25 July 2018
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.11.0-PRE-GIT (see also: 1.10.1, 1.10.0, 1.9.1, 1.9.0, 1.8.1, 1.7.4, 1.6.2, 1.5.3).

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NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_datalink_name_to_val(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION

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.

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP)


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