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PCAP_OPEN_DEAD(3PCAP)                                    PCAP_OPEN_DEAD(3PCAP)




NAME

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


SYNOPSIS

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       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(3PCAP)

libpcap 1.0.0 - Generated Thu Oct 30 07:40:19 CDT 2008
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