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.TH PCAP_MAJOR_VERSION 3PCAP "5 April 2008"
.SH NAME
pcap_major_version, pcap_minor_version \- get the version number of a savefile
.SH SYNOPSIS
.nf
.ft B
#include <pcap/pcap.h>
.ft
.LP
.ft B
int pcap_major_version(pcap_t *p);
int pcap_minor_version(pcap_t *p);
.ft
.fi
.SH DESCRIPTION
If
.I p
refers to a ``savefile'',
.B pcap_major_version()
returns the major number of the file format of the ``savefile'' and
.B pcap_minor_version()
returns the minor number of the file format of the ``savefile''. The
version number is stored in the ``savefile''; note that the meaning of
its values depends on the type of ``savefile'' (for example, pcap or
pcap-NG).
.PP
If
.I p
refers to a live capture, the values returned by
.B pcap_major_version()
and
.B pcap_minor_version()
are not meaningful.
.SH SEE ALSO
pcap(3PCAP)
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