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dwarf_formsig8(3) [freebsd man page]

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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DWARF_FORMUDATA(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					DWARF_FORMUDATA(3)

NAME
dwarf_formudata, dwarf_formsdata -- return the value of a CONSTANT class attribute LIBRARY
DWARF Access Library (libdwarf, -ldwarf) SYNOPSIS
#include <libdwarf.h> int dwarf_formudata(Dwarf_Attribute attr, Dwarf_Unsigned *ret, Dwarf_Error *err); int dwarf_formsdata(Dwarf_Attribute attr, Dwarf_Signed *ret, Dwarf_Error *err); DESCRIPTION
These functions return the value associated with a DWARF attribute describing a constant. Function dwarf_formudata() sets the location pointed to by argument ret to the value of the attribute referenced by argument attr, treating the value as an unsigned quantity. Argument attr must have one of the following forms: DW_FORM_data1, DW_FORM_data2, DW_FORM_data4, DW_FORM_data8 and DW_FORM_udata. Function dwarf_formsdata() sets the location pointed to by argument ret to the value of the attribute referenced by argument attr, appropri- ately sign extended. Argument attr must have one of the following forms: DW_FORM_data1, DW_FORM_data2, DW_FORM_data4, DW_FORM_data8 and DW_FORM_sdata. If argument err is not NULL, it will be used to return an error descriptor in case of an error. RETURN VALUES
These functions return DW_DLV_OK on success. In case of an error, they return DW_DLV_ERROR and set argument err. ERRORS
These functions 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_formblock(3), dwarf_formflag(3), dwarf_formref(3), dwarf_formsig8(3), dwarf_formstring(3), dwarf_hasattr(3) BSD
June 21, 2010 BSD

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