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DWARF_FORMSIG8(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					 DWARF_FORMSIG8(3)

NAME
dwarf_formsig8 -- return the 64-bit type signature for a DWARF type
LIBRARY
DWARF Access Library (libdwarf, -ldwarf)
SYNOPSIS
#include <libdwarf.h> int dwarf_formsig8(Dwarf_Attribute attr, Dwarf_Sig8 *ret, Dwarf_Error *err);
DESCRIPTION
Function dwarf_formsig8() sets the location pointed to by argument ret to the 64-bit type signature that is the value of the attribute refer- enced by argument attr. The form of argument attr must be DW_FORM_ref_sig8. If argument err is not NULL, it will be used to return an error descriptor in case of an error.
RETURN VALUES
Function dwarf_formsig8() returns DW_DLV_OK on success. In case of an error, it returns DW_DLV_ERROR and sets argument err.
ERRORS
Function dwarf_formsig8() may fail with the following errors: [DW_DLE_ARGUMENT] Either of arguments attr or ret was NULL. [DW_DLE_ATTR_FORM_BAD] The attribute referenced by argument attr was not of a permitted kind.
SEE ALSO
dwarf(3), dwarf_attr(3), dwarf_formflag(3), dwarf_formref(3), dwarf_formsdata(3), dwarf_formstring(3), dwarf_formudata(3), dwarf_hasattr(3)
HISTORY
Type signatures were added in version 4 of the DWARF specification.
BSD
July 24, 2010 BSD

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