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ELF_KIND(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		   ELF_KIND(3)

NAME
     elf_kind -- determine ELF file type

LIBRARY
     ELF Access	Library	(libelf, -lelf)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <libelf.h>

     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)

BSD				 June 1, 2006				   BSD

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