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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for elf_getshdrnum (freebsd section 3)

ELF_GETSHDRNUM(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					 ELF_GETSHDRNUM(3)

NAME
elf_getshdrnum -- return the number of sections in an ELF file
LIBRARY
ELF Access Library (libelf, -lelf)
SYNOPSIS
#include <libelf.h> int elf_getshdrnum(Elf *elf, size_t *shnum);
DESCRIPTION
Function elf_getshdrnum() retrieves the number of ELF sections associated with descriptor elf and stores it into the location pointed to by argument shnum. This routine allows applications to uniformly process both normal ELF objects, and ELF objects that use extended section numbering.
RETURN VALUES
Function elf_getshdrnum() returns zero value if successful, or -1 in case of an error.
ERRORS
Function elf_getshdrnum() can fail with the following errors: [ELF_E_ARGUMENT] A NULL value was passed in for argument elf. [ELF_E_ARGUMENT] Argument elf was not for an ELF file. [ELF_E_ARGUMENT] Argument elf lacks an ELF Executable header.
SEE ALSO
elf(3), elf32_getehdr(3), elf64_getehdr(3), elf_getident(3), elf_getphdrnum(3), elf_getshdrstrndx(3), gelf(3), gelf_getehdr(3)
BSD
August 4, 2009 BSD