pcap_snapshot(3pcap) — Linux manual page


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_snaplen(3PCAP) or pcap_open_live(3PCAP) was called, for a
       live capture, or the snapshot length from the capture file, for a

       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_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


COLOPHON         top

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                                7 April 2014            PCAP_SNAPSHOT(3PCAP)