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Give the names, as well as the #defines, for time stamp types.

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Guy Harris 12 years ago
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      pcap-tstamp.manmisc.in

@ -91,36 +91,42 @@ routine can be used after a
call and before a
.B pcap_activate()
call to specify the type of time stamp to be used on the device.
The time stamp types are:
The time stamp types are listed here; the first value is the #define to
use in code, the second value is the value returned by
.B pcap_tstamp_type_val_to_name()
and accepted by
.BR pcap_tstamp_name_to_val() .
.RS 5
.TP 5
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST " - " host
Time stamp provided by the host on which the capture is being done. The
precision of this time stamp is unspecified; it might or might not be
synchronized with the host operating system's clock.
.TP 5
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST_LOWPREC
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST_LOWPREC " - " host_lowprec
Time stamp provided by the host on which the capture is being done.
This is a low-precision time stamp, synchronized with the host operating
system's clock.
.TP 5
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST_HIPREC
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST_HIPREC " - " host_hiprec
Time stamp provided by the host on which the capture is being done.
This is a high-precision time stamp; it might or might not be
synchronized with the host operating system's clock. It might be more
expensive to fetch than
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_HOST_LOWPREC .
.TP 5
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_ADAPTER
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_ADAPTER " - " adapter
Time stamp provided by the network adapter on which the capture is being
done. This is a high-precision time stamp, synchronized with the host
operating system's clock.
.TP 5
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_ADAPTER_UNSYNCED
.BR PCAP_TSTAMP_ADAPTER_UNSYNCED " - " adapter_unsynced
Time stamp provided by the network adapter on which the capture is being
done. This is a high-precision time stamp; it is not synchronized with
the host operating system's clock.
.RE
.SH SEE ALSO
pcap_set_tstamp_type(3PCAP),
pcap_list_tstamp_types(3PCAP)
pcap_list_tstamp_types(3PCAP),
pcap_tstamp_type_val_to_name(3PCAP),
pcap_tstamp_name_to_val(3PCAP)