pcap_is_swapped(3pcap) — Linux manual page


PCAP_IS_SWAPPED(3PCAP)                            PCAP_IS_SWAPPED(3PCAP)

NAME         top

       pcap_is_swapped - find out whether a savefile has the native byte

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_is_swapped(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcap_is_swapped() returns true (1) if p refers to a ``savefile''
       that uses a different byte order than the current system.  For a
       live capture, it always returns false (0).

       It must not be called on a pcap descriptor created by
       pcap_create(3PCAP) that has not yet been activated by

RETURN VALUE         top

       pcap_is_swapped() returns true (1) or false (0) on success and
       PCAP_ERROR_NOT_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has
       been created but not activated.

SEE ALSO         top


COLOPHON         top

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                              7 April 2014        PCAP_IS_SWAPPED(3PCAP)