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PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)       Library Functions Manual       PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)



NAME
       pcap_set_datalink - set the link-layer header type to be used by a
       capture device

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

       int pcap_set_datalink(pcap_t *p, int dlt);

DESCRIPTION
       pcap_set_datalink() is used to set the current data link 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)



                                 5 April 2008             PCAP_SET_DATALINK(3)