pcap_major_version(3PCAP) man page
Updated: 8 January 2018 • View in plain text • Return to Main Contents
This man page documents libpcap version 1.11.0-PRE-GIT (see also: 1.10.4, 1.10.2, 1.10.1, 1.10.0, 1.9.1, 1.8.1, 1.7.4, 1.6.2, 1.5.3).Your system may have a different version installed, possibly with some local modifications. To achieve the best results, please make sure this version of this man page suits your needs. If necessary, try to look for a different version on this web site or in the man pages available in your installation.
pcap_major_version, pcap_minor_version - get the version number of a savefile
#include <pcap/pcap.h> int pcap_major_version(pcap_t *p); int pcap_minor_version(pcap_t *p);
If p refers to a ``savefile'', pcap_major_version() returns the major number of the file format of the ``savefile'' and pcap_minor_version() returns the minor number of the file format of the ``savefile''. The version number is stored in the ``savefile''; note that the meaning of its values depends on the type of ``savefile'' (for example, pcap or pcapng).
If p refers to a live capture, the values returned by pcap_major_version() and pcap_minor_version() are not meaningful.
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