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PCAP_GETERR(3)                                          PCAP_GETERR(3)




NAME

       pcap_geterr, pcap_perror - get or print libpcap error message text


SYNOPSIS

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       char *pcap_geterr(pcap_t *p);
       pcap_perror(3) *p, const char *prefix);


DESCRIPTION

       pcap_geterr()  returns  the  error  text  pertaining  to  the last pcap
       library error.  NOTE: the pointer it returns will no longer point to  a
       valid error message string after the pcap_t passed to it is closed; you
       must use or copy the string before closing the pcap_t.

       pcap_perror() prints the text of the last pcap library error on stderr,
       prefixed by prefix.


SEE ALSO

       pcap(3)



                                15 January 2016             PCAP_GETERR(3)

libpcap 1.10.0 - Generated Thu Dec 31 13:22:33 CST 2020
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