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.TH PCAP_DATALINK_NAME_TO_VAL 3PCAP "5 December 2014"
.SH NAME
pcap_datalink_name_to_val \- get the link-layer header type value
corresponding to a header type name
.SH SYNOPSIS
.nf
.ft B
#include <pcap/pcap.h>
.ft
.LP
.ft B
int pcap_datalink_name_to_val(const char *name);
.ft
.fi
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B pcap_datalink_name_to_val()
translates a link-layer header type name, which is a
.B DLT_
name with the
.B DLT_
removed, to the corresponding link-layer header type value. The
translation is case-insensitive.
.SH RETURN VALUE
.B pcap_datalink_name_to_val()
returns type value on success and \-1 on failure.
.SH SEE ALSO
pcap(3PCAP)