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PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)                                      PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)




NAME
pcap_set_datalink - set the link-layer header type to be used by a cap- ture device
SYNOPSIS
#include <pcap/pcap.h> int pcap_set_datalink(pcap_t *p, int dlt);
DESCRIPTION
pcap_set_datalink() is used to set the current link-layer header type of the pcap descriptor to the type specified by dlt.
RETURN VALUE
pcap_set_datalink() returns 0 on success and -1 on failure. If -1 is returned, pcap_geterr() or pcap_perror() may be called with p as an argument to fetch or display the error text.
SEE ALSO
pcap(3), pcap_geterr(3), pcap_datalink_name_to_val(3) 22 August 2010 PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)
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