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ldap_first_message(3LDAP)				      LDAP Library Functions					 ldap_first_message(3LDAP)

ldap_first_message, ldap_count_messages, ldap_next_message, ldap_msgtype - LDAP message processing functions SYNOPSIS
cc[ flag... ] file... -lldap[ library... ] #include <lber.h> #include <ldap.h> int ldap_count_messages(LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *res); LDAPMessage *ldap_first_message(LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *res); LDAPMessage *ldap_next_message(LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *msg); int ldap_msgtype(LDAPMessage *res); DESCRIPTION
ldap_count_messages() is used to count the number of messages that remain in a chain of results if called with a message, entry, or refer- ence returned by ldap_first_message(), ldap_next_message(), ldap_first_entry(), ldap_next_entry(), ldap_first_reference(), and ldap_next_reference() ldap_first_message() and ldap_next_message() functions are used to step through the list of messages in a result chain returned by ldap_result(). ldap_msgtype() function returns the type of an LDAP message. RETURN VALUES
ldap_first_message() and ldap_next_message() return LDAPMessage which can include referral messages, entry messages and result messages. ldap_count_messages() returns the number of messages contained in a chain of results. ERRORS
ldap_first_message() and ldap_next_message() return NULL when no more messages exist. NULL is also returned if an error occurs while stepping through the entries, in which case the error parameters in the session handle ld will be set to indicate the error. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for a description of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |Availability |SUNWcsl (32-bit) | | |SUNWcslx (64-bit) | |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ldap_error(3LDAP), ldap_result(3LDAP), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 27 Jan 2002 ldap_first_message(3LDAP)

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