pcap_set_buffer_size(3PCAP) man page

Updated: 3 January 2014
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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_set_buffer_size - set the buffer size for a not-yet-activated capture handle

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_set_buffer_size(pcap_t *p, int buffer_size);

DESCRIPTION

pcap_set_buffer_size() sets the buffer size that will be used on a capture handle when the handle is activated to buffer_size, which is in units of bytes.

RETURN VALUE

pcap_set_buffer_size() returns 0 on success or PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been activated.

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_create(3PCAP), pcap_activate(3PCAP)


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