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PCAP_FILE(3)		   Library Functions Manual		  PCAP_FILE(3)

NAME
       pcap_file - get the standard I/O	stream for a savefile being read

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<pcap/pcap.h>

       FILE *pcap_file(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION
       pcap_file()  returns  the standard I/O stream of	the ``savefile,'' if a
       ``savefile'' was	opened with pcap_open_offline(3), or NULL, if  a  net-
       work  device  was  opened  with pcap_create(3) and pcap_activate(3), or
       with pcap_open_live(3).

       Note that the Packet Capture library is usually built with  large  file
       support,	 so the	standard I/O stream of the ``savefile''	might refer to
       a file larger than  2  gigabytes;  applications	that  use  pcap_file()
       should,	if  possible, use calls	that support large files on the	return
       value of	pcap_file() or the value returned by fileno(3) when passed the
       return value of pcap_file().

SEE ALSO
       pcap(3)

				3 January 2014			  PCAP_FILE(3)

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