pcap_dump_ftell, pcap_dump_ftell64 - get the current file offset for a savefile
long pcap_dump_ftell(pcap_dumper_t *p);
int64_t pcap_dump_ftell64(pcap_dumper_t *p);
pcap_dump_ftell() returns the current file position for the ``savefile'',
representing the number of bytes written by pcap_dump_open(3PCAP) and
pcap_dump(3PCAP). PCAP_ERROR is returned on error. If the
current file position does not fit in a long, it will be truncated;
this can happen on 32-bit UNIX-like systems with large file support and on
Windows. pcap_dump_ftell64() returns the current file position in a
int64_t, so if file offsets that don't fit in a long but that
fit in a int64_t are supported, this will return the file offset
without truncation. PCAP_ERROR is returned on error.
The function pcap_dump_ftell64() became available in libpcap release
1.9.0. In previous releases, there was no mechanism to obtain a file offset
that is too large to fit in a long.