pcap_set_snaplen(3pcap) — Linux manual page


PCAP_SET_SNAPLEN(3PCAP)                          PCAP_SET_SNAPLEN(3PCAP)

NAME         top

       pcap_set_snaplen - set the snapshot length for a not-yet-
       activated capture handle

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_set_snaplen(pcap_t *p, int snaplen);

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcap_set_snaplen() sets the snapshot length to be used on a
       capture handle when the handle is activated to snaplen.

RETURN VALUE         top

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

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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                             3 January 2014      PCAP_SET_SNAPLEN(3PCAP)