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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_getarsym(3ELF)					       ELF Library Functions						elf_getarsym(3ELF)

NAME
elf_getarsym - retrieve archive symbol table SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lelf [ library ... ] #include <libelf.h> Elf_Arsym *elf_getarsym(Elf *elf, size_t *ptr); DESCRIPTION
The elf_getarsym() function returns a pointer to the archive symbol table, if one is available for the ELF descriptor elf. Otherwise, the archive doesn't have a symbol table, an error occurred, or elf was null; elf_getarsym() then returns a null value. The symbol table is an array of structures that include the following members. char *as_name; size_t as_off; unsigned long as_hash; These members have the following semantics: as_name A pointer to a null-terminated symbol name resides here. as_off This value is a byte offset from the beginning of the archive to the member's header. The archive member residing at the given offset defines the associated symbol. Values in as_off may be passed as arguments to elf_rand(). See elf_begin(3ELF) to access the desired archive member. as_hash This is a hash value for the name, as computed by elf_hash(). If ptr is non-null, the library stores the number of table entries in the location to which ptr points. This value is set to 0 when the return value is NULL. The table's last entry, which is included in the count, has a null as_name, a zero value for as_off, and ~0UL for as_hash. The hash value returned is guaranteed not to be the bit pattern of all ones ( ~0UL). 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), elf_begin(3ELF), elf_getarhdr(3ELF), elf_hash(3ELF), libelf(3LIB), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 11 Jul 2001 elf_getarsym(3ELF)

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