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/* capture_sync.h
 * Synchronisation between Wireshark capture parent and child instances
 * $Id: capture_sync.h 18235 2006-05-28 20:28:20Z etxrab $
 * Wireshark - Network traffic analyzer
 * By Gerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>
 * Copyright 1998 Gerald Combs
 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
 * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
 * of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * GNU General Public License for more details.
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
 * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307, USA.

/** @file
 *  Sync mode capture (internal interface).
 *  Will start a new Wireshark child instance which will do the actual capture 
 *  work.

#ifndef __CAPTURE_SYNC_H__
#define __CAPTURE_SYNC_H__

 * Start a new capture session.
 *  Create a capture child which is doing the real capture work.
 *  The various capture_input_... functions will be called, if something had 
 *  happened.
 *  Most of the parameters are passed through the global capture_opts.
 *  @param capture_opts the options
 *  @return             TRUE if a capture could be started, FALSE if not
extern gboolean 
sync_pipe_start(capture_options *capture_opts);

/** User wants to stop capturing, gracefully close the capture child */
extern void
sync_pipe_stop(capture_options *capture_opts);

/** User wants to stop the program, just kill the child as soon as possible */
extern void
sync_pipe_kill(capture_options *capture_opts);

/** does the parent signalled the child to stop */
#ifdef _WIN32
extern gboolean

#endif /* capture_sync.h */

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