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ELF_GETSHDRSTRNDX(3)	 BSD Library Functions Manual	  ELF_GETSHDRSTRNDX(3)

NAME
     elf_getshdrstrndx -- retrieve the index of	the section name string	table

LIBRARY
     ELF Access	Library	(libelf, -lelf)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <libelf.h>

     int
     elf_getshdrstrndx(Elf *elf, size_t	*ndxptr);

DESCRIPTION
     Function elf_getshdrstrndx() retrieves the	section	index of the string
     table containing section names from descriptor elf	and stores it into the
     location pointed to by argument ndxptr.

     This function allow applications to process both normal ELF objects and
     ELF objects that use extended section numbering uniformly.

RETURN VALUES
     These functions return zero if successful,	or -1 in case of an error.

ERRORS
     These functions 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.

     [ELF_E_ARGUMENT]  Argument	ndx contained a	value in the reserved range of
		       section indices.

SEE ALSO
     elf(3), elf32_getehdr(3), elf64_getehdr(3), elf_getident(3),
     elf_getphdrnum(3),	elf_getshdrnum(3), gelf(3), gelf_getehdr(3)

BSD				August 5, 2009				   BSD

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