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ELF_GETSHDRNUM(3)          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)

NetBSD 7.1.2                    August 4, 2009                    NetBSD 7.1.2