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PCAP_OPEN_DEAD(3)          Library Functions Manual          PCAP_OPEN_DEAD(3)



NAME
       pcap_open_dead - open a fake pcap_t for compiling filters or opening a
       capture for output

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;pcap/pcap.h>&gt;

       pcap_t *pcap_open_dead(int linktype, int snaplen);

DESCRIPTION
       pcap_open_dead() is used for creating a pcap_t structure to use when
       calling the other functions in libpcap.  It is typically used when just
       using libpcap for compiling BPF code.

       linktype specifies the link-layer type for the pcap_t.

       snaplen specifies the snapshot length for the pcap_t.

SEE ALSO
       pcap(3), pcap-linktype(7)



                                 5 April 2008                PCAP_OPEN_DEAD(3)