Solaris  - BrlAPI handles (3)

NAME

BrlAPI handles -

    Typedefs

    typedef brlapi_handle_t brlapi_handle_t

    Functions

    size_t BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getHandleSize (void)

CONTENTS

Detailed Description

Each function provided by BrlAPI comes in two versions.

1. A version whose name is prefixed by brlapi_ for clients opening only one simultaneous connection with BrlAPI (most frequen case)

2. A version whose name is prefixed by brlapi__ for use by clients wishing to open more than one connection to BrlAPI.

A function called brlapi__foo is used in exactly the same way as its brlapi_foo counterpart, except that it takes an additional argument (the first one), which is a handle letting the client refer to a given connection in a similar manner to what file descriptors do.

In case you want to check that your code is not erroneously using brlapi_foo functions, define BRLAPI_NO_SINGLE_SESSION before including <brlapi.h>: that will disable the declaration of all single session functions.

Typedef Documentation

typedef struct brlapi_handle_t brlapi_handle_t

Type for BrlAPI hanles

Function Documentation

    size_t BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getHandleSize (void)

Returns the size of an object of type brlapi_handle_t in bytes

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Version 1.0 BrlAPI handles (3) 4 Jun 2007
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