pcap_get_tstamp_precision(3PCAP) man page

Updated: 23 August 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_get_tstamp_precision - get the time stamp precision returned in captures

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_get_tstamp_precision(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION

pcap_get_tstamp_precision() returns the precision of the time stamp returned in packet captures on the pcap descriptor.

RETURN VALUE

pcap_get_tstamp_precision() returns PCAP_TSTAMP_PRECISION_MICRO or PCAP_TSTAMP_PRECISION_NANO, which indicates that pcap captures contains time stamps in microseconds or nanoseconds respectively.

BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY

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.

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_set_tstamp_precision(3PCAP), pcap-tstamp(7)


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