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ELF_KIND(3)                Library Functions Manual                ELF_KIND(3)

NAME
     elf_kind -- determine ELF file type

LIBRARY
     ELF Access Library (libelf, -lelf)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;libelf.h>&gt;

     Elf_Kind
     elf_kind(Elf *elf);

DESCRIPTION
     The elf_kind() function identifies the kind of file associated with its
     argument elf.  The argument elf is allowed to be NULL.

RETURN VALUES
     The elf_kind() function returns one of the following values:

     ELF_K_AR
             The file associated with argument elf is an archive.

     ELF_K_ELF
             The file associated with argument elf is an ELF file.

     ELF_K_NONE
             The argument elf was NULL, or the ELF library could not determine
             the type of the file associated with argument elf, or an error
             occurred when processing.

SEE ALSO
     elf(3), elf_begin(3), elf_getident(3), gelf(3)

NetBSD 6.1.5                     June 1, 2006                     NetBSD 6.1.5