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PCAP_FILENO(3)		   Library Functions Manual		PCAP_FILENO(3)

NAME
       pcap_fileno - get the file descriptor for a live	capture

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_fileno(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION
       If  p refers to a network device	that was opened	for a live capture us-
       ing a combination of  pcap_create(3)  and  pcap_activate(3),  or	 using
       pcap_open_live(3), pcap_fileno()	returns	the file descriptor from which
       captured	packets	are read.

       If p refers to a	``savefile'' that was opened using functions  such  as
       pcap_open_offline(3) or pcap_fopen_offline(3), a	``dead'' pcap_t	opened
       using pcap_open_dead(3),	or a pcap_t that was  created  with  pcap_cre-
       ate()  but that has not yet been	activated with pcap_activate(),	it re-
       turns PCAP_ERROR.

SEE ALSO
       pcap(3)

				 25 July 2018			PCAP_FILENO(3)

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