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PCAP_GET_TSTAMP_PRECISION(3PCAP) PCAP_GET_TSTAMP_PRECISION(3PCAP)

NAME

pcap_get_tstamp_precision - get the time stamp precision returned in captures

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>
int pcap_get_tstamp_precision(pcap_t *p);

DESCRIPTION

pcap_get_tstamp_precision() returns the precision of the time stamp returned in packet captures on the pcap descriptor.

RETURN VALUE

pcap_get_tstamp_precision() returns PCAP_TSTAMP_PRECISION_MICRO or PCAP_TSTAMP_PRECISION_NANO, which indicates that pcap captures contains time stamps in microseconds or nanoseconds respectively.

BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY

This function became available in libpcap release 1.5.1. In previous releases, time stamps from a capture device or savefile are always given in seconds and microseconds.

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_set_tstamp_precision(3PCAP), pcap-tstamp(7)
18 December 2013