NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

PCAP_SNAPSHOT(3PCAP)                                    PCAP_SNAPSHOT(3PCAP)

NAME         top

       pcap_snapshot - get the snapshot length

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_snapshot(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcap_snapshot() returns the snapshot length specified when
       pcap_set_snapshot() or pcap_open_live() was called, for a live
       capture, or the snapshot length from the capture file, for a
       ``savefile''.

       It must not be called on a pcap descriptor created by pcap_create()
       that has not yet been activated by pcap_activate().

RETURN VALUE         top

       pcap_snapshot() returns the snapshot length on success and
       PCAP_ERROR_NOT_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been
       created but not activated.

SEE ALSO         top

       pcap(3PCAP)

COLOPHON         top

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                                7 April 2014            PCAP_SNAPSHOT(3PCAP)