Man page of PCAP_DUMP_FTELL
Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 25 July 2018
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.11.0-PRE-GIT.
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pcap_dump_ftell, pcap_dump_ftell64 - get the current file offset for a savefile being written
long pcap_dump_ftell(pcap_dumper_t *p);
int64_t pcap_dump_ftell64(pcap_dumper_t *p);
returns the current file position for the ``savefile'', representing the
number of bytes written by
is returned on error. If the current file position does not fit in a
it will be truncated; this can happen on 32-bit UNIX-like systems with
large file support and on Windows.
returns the current file position in a
so if file offsets that don't fit in a
but that fit in a
are supported, this will return the file offset without truncation.
is returned on error.
became available in libpcap release 1.9.0. In previous releases, there
was no mechanism to obtain a file offset that is too large to fit in a
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