|ELF_END(3)||FreeBSD Library Functions Manual||ELF_END(3)|
NAMEelf_end — release an ELF descriptor
LIBRARYELF Access Library (libelf, -lelf)
SYNOPSIS#include < libelf.h>
elf_end( Elf *elf);
DESCRIPTIONFunction elf_end() is used to release the resources associated with an ELF descriptor pointed to by argument elf. This descriptor must have been allocated by a previous call to elf_begin(3) or elf_memory(3). For programming convenience, a NULL value is permitted for argument elf.
A call to elf_end() decrements the activation count for descriptor elf by one. The resources associated with the descriptor are only released with its activation count goes to zero.
Once function elf_end() returns zero, the ELF descriptor elf will no longer be valid and should not be used further.
RETURN VALUESFunction elf_end() returns the current value of the ELF descriptor elf's activation count, or zero if argument elf was NULL.
|June 29, 2006||FreeBSD|