pcap_datalink_val_to_name.3pcap man page

pcap_datalink_val_to_name, pcap_datalink_val_to_description ā€” get a name or description for a link-layer header type value

Synopsis

#include <pcap.h>

const char *pcap_datalink_val_to_name(int dlt);
const char *pcap_datalink_val_to_description(int dlt);

Description

pcap_datalink_val_to_name() translates a link-layer header type value to the corresponding link-layer header type name, which is the DLT_ name for the link-layer header type value with the DLT_ removed. NULL is returned if the type value does not correspond to a known DLT_ value.

pcap_datalink_val_to_description() translates a link-layer header type value to a short description of that link-layer header type. NULL is returned if the type value does not correspond to a known DLT_ value.

Info

3 January 2014