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ELF_END(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual		    ELF_END(3)

NAME
     elf_end --	release	an ELF descriptor

LIBRARY
     ELF Parsing Library (libelf, -lelf)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <libelf.h>

     int
     elf_end(Elf *elf);

DESCRIPTION
     Function 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 VALUES
     Function elf_end()	returns	the current value of the ELF descriptor	elf's
     activation	count, or zero if argument elf was NULL.

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

FreeBSD	10.1			 June 29, 2006			  FreeBSD 10.1

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