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DWARF_FORMSIG8(3)          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 referenced
     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.

NetBSD 7.1.2                     July 24, 2010                    NetBSD 7.1.2