PCAP_SETFILTER(3PCAP)                                  PCAP_SETFILTER(3PCAP)

NAME         top

       pcap_setfilter - set the filter

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_setfilter(pcap_t *p, struct bpf_program *fp);

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcap_setfilter() is used to specify a filter program.  fp is a
       pointer to a bpf_program struct, usually the result of a call to

RETURN VALUE         top

       pcap_setfilter() returns 0 on success and -1 on failure.  If -1 is
       returned, pcap_geterr() or pcap_perror() may be called with p as an
       argument to fetch or display the error text.

SEE ALSO         top

       pcap(3PCAP), pcap_compile(3PCAP), pcap_geterr(3PCAP)

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                                7 April 2014           PCAP_SETFILTER(3PCAP)