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Manual Pages  — PCAP_SNAPSHOT

NAME

pcap_snapshot - get the snapshot length

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_snapshot(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION

pcap_snapshot() returns the snapshot length specified when pcap_set_snaplen(3) or pcap_open_live(3) 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(3) that has not yet been activated by  pcap_activate(3) .

RETURN VALUE

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

pcap(3)

7 April 2014 PCAP_SNAPSHOT (3)

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