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X11R7.4 - man page for xrmoptionkind (x11r4 section 3)

XrmInitialize(3)			  XLIB FUNCTIONS			 XrmInitialize(3)

       XrmInitialize, XrmParseCommand, XrmValue, XrmOptionKind, XrmOptionDescRec - initialize the
       Resource Manager, Resource Manager structures, and parse the command line

       void XrmInitialize(void);

       void XrmParseCommand(XrmDatabase *database, XrmOptionDescList table, int table_count, char
	      *name, int *argc_in_out, char **argv_in_out);

		 Specifies the number of arguments and returns the number of remaining arguments.

		 Specifies the command line arguments and returns the remaining arguments.

       database  Specifies the resource database.

       name	 Specifies the application name.

       table	 Specifies the table of command line arguments to be parsed.

		 Specifies the number of entries in the table.

       The XrmInitialize function initialize the resource manager.  It must be called before any
       other Xrm functions are used.

       The XrmParseCommand function parses an (argc, argv) pair according to the specified option
       table, loads recognized options into the specified database with type ``String,'' and mod-
       ifies the (argc, argv) pair to remove all recognized options.  If database contains NULL,
       XrmParseCommand creates a new database and returns a pointer to it.  Otherwise, entries
       are added to the database specified.  If a database is created, it is created in the cur-
       rent locale.

       The specified table is used to parse the command line.  Recognized options in the table
       are removed from argv, and entries are added to the specified resource database in the
       order they occur in argv.  The table entries contain information on the option string, the
       option name, the style of option, and a value to provide if the option kind is Xrmoption-
       NoArg.  The option names are compared byte-for-byte to arguments in argv, independent of
       any locale.  The resource values given in the table are stored in the resource database
       without modification.  All resource database entries are created using a ``String'' repre-
       sentation type.	The argc argument specifies the number of arguments in argv and is set on
       return to the remaining number of arguments that were not parsed.  The name argument
       should be the name of your application for use in building the database entry.  The name
       argument is prefixed to the resourceName in the option table before storing a database
       entry.  The name argument is treated as a single component, even if it has embedded peri-
       ods.  No separating (binding) character is inserted, so the table must contain either a
       period (.) or an asterisk (*) as the first character in each resourceName entry.  To spec-
       ify a more completely qualified resource name, the resourceName entry can contain multiple
       components.  If the name argument and the resourceNames are not in the Host Portable Char-
       acter Encoding, the result is implementation-dependent.

       The XrmValue, XrmOptionKind, and XrmOptionDescRec structures contain:

       typedef struct {
	    unsigned int size;
	    XPointer addr;
       } XrmValue, *XrmValuePtr;

       typedef enum {
	    XrmoptionNoArg,	/* Value is specified in XrmOptionDescRec.value */
	    XrmoptionIsArg,	/* Value is the option string itself */
	    XrmoptionStickyArg, /* Value is characters immediately following option */
	    XrmoptionSepArg,	/* Value is next argument in argv */
	    XrmoptionResArg,	/* Resource and value in next argument in argv */
	    XrmoptionSkipArg,	/* Ignore this option and the next argument in argv */
	    XrmoptionSkipLine,	/* Ignore this option and the rest of argv */
	    XrmoptionSkipNArgs	/* Ignore this option and the next
				   XrmOptionDescRec.value arguments in argv */
       } XrmOptionKind;

       typedef struct {
	    char *option;	/* Option specification string in argv	  */
	    char *specifier;	/* Binding and resource name (sans application name)	*/
	    XrmOptionKind argKind;/* Which style of option it is    */
	    XPointer value;	/* Value to provide if XrmoptionNoArg or
				   XrmoptionSkipNArgs	*/
       } XrmOptionDescRec, *XrmOptionDescList;

       XrmGetResource(3X11), XrmMergeDatabases(3X11), XrmPutResource(3X11), XrmUniqueQuark(3X11)
       Xlib - C Language X Interface

X Version 11				   libX11 1.2.1 			 XrmInitialize(3)

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