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elf_kind(3elf) [bsd man page]

elf_kind(3ELF)						       ELF Library Functions						    elf_kind(3ELF)

NAME
elf_kind - determine file type SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lelf [ library ... ] #include <libelf.h> Elf_Kind elf_kind(Elf *elf); DESCRIPTION
This function returns a value identifying the kind of file associated with an ELF descriptor (elf). Defined values are below: ELF_K_AR The file is an archive [see ar.h(3HEAD)]. An ELF descriptor may also be associated with an archive member, not the archive itself, and then elf_kind() identifies the member's type. ELF_K_COFF The file is a COFF object file. elf_begin(3ELF) describes the library's handling for COFF files. ELF_K_ELF The file is an ELF file. The program may use elf_getident() to determine the class. Other functions, such as elf32_gete- hdr(), are available to retrieve other file information. ELF_K_NONE This indicates a kind of file unknown to the library. Other values are reserved, to be assigned as needed to new kinds of files. elf should be a value previously returned by elf_begin(). A null pointer is allowed, to simplify error handling, and causes elf_kind() to return ELF_K_NONE. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Stable | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ar.h(3HEAD), elf(3ELF), elf32_getehdr(3ELF), elf_begin(3ELF), elf_getident(3ELF), libelf(3LIB), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 11 Jul 2001 elf_kind(3ELF)

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elf_kind(3ELF)                                                 ELF Library Functions                                                elf_kind(3ELF)

NAME
elf_kind - determine file type SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lelf [ library ... ] #include <libelf.h> Elf_Kind elf_kind(Elf *elf); DESCRIPTION
This function returns a value identifying the kind of file associated with an ELF descriptor (elf). Defined values are below: ELF_K_AR The file is an archive [see ar.h(3HEAD)]. An ELF descriptor may also be associated with an archive member, not the archive itself, and then elf_kind() identifies the member's type. ELF_K_COFF The file is a COFF object file. elf_begin(3ELF) describes the library's handling for COFF files. ELF_K_ELF The file is an ELF file. The program may use elf_getident() to determine the class. Other functions, such as elf32_gete- hdr(), are available to retrieve other file information. ELF_K_NONE This indicates a kind of file unknown to the library. Other values are reserved, to be assigned as needed to new kinds of files. elf should be a value previously returned by elf_begin(). A null pointer is allowed, to simplify error handling, and causes elf_kind() to return ELF_K_NONE. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Stable | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ar.h(3HEAD), elf(3ELF), elf32_getehdr(3ELF), elf_begin(3ELF), elf_getident(3ELF), libelf(3LIB), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 11 Jul 2001 elf_kind(3ELF)

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