packetdiag - Man Page

generate packet-header-structure-diagram image file from spec-text file.


packetdiag [options] files


This manual page documents briefly the packetdiag commands.

packetdiag is generate sequence-diagram image file from spec-text file.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

-h, ā€‰--help

show this help message and exit.


show program's version number and exit.

-a, ā€‰--antialias

Pass diagram image to anti-alias filter.

-c FILE, --config=FILE

read configurations from FILE.


write diagram to FILE.

-f FONT, --font=FONT

use FONT to draw diagram.


Output diagram as TYPE format.

See Also

The programs are documented fully by


packetdiag was written by Takeshi Komiya <>

This manual page was written by Kouhei Maeda <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).


June 11, 2011