|NLIST(3)||Library Functions Manual||NLIST(3)|
nlist — retrieve
symbol table name list from an executable file
char *filename, struct
function retrieves name list entries from the symbol table of an executable
file. (See elf(5).) The argument
nl is set to reference the beginning of the list. The
list is preened of binary and invalid data; if an entry in the name list is
valid, the n_type and n_value
for the entry are copied into the list referenced by
nl. No other data is copied. The last entry in the
list always has its n_name field set to
The number of invalid entries is returned if successful; otherwise, if the file filename does not exist or is not an executable, the returned value is -1.
nlist() function first appeared in
Version 2 AT&T UNIX.
|February 8, 2020||OpenBSD-current|