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TDB_FETCH

TDB_FETCH

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3) Updated: Aug 16, 2000
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NAME

tdb_fetch - fetch a record from a tdb database  

SYNOPSIS

#include <tdb.h>

TDB_DATA tdb_fetch(TDB_CONTEXT *tdb, TDB_DATA key);

 

DESCRIPTION

Fetch the record from the tdb database whose key matches key , a lump of data that is used as the index into the database.

The TDB_DATA structure used for both the key and the return value is defined as:

typedef struct {
        char *dptr;
        size_t dsize;
} TDB_DATA;

 

RETURN VALUE

If the call succeeds, then a TDB_DATA structure is returned with the dptr structure filled in. If the call fails then dptr will be set to NULL.

NOTE: The caller is responsible for freeing the data pointed to by dptr.  

AUTHORS

Software: Andrew Tridgell <tridge@linuxcare.com> and Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton Man page: Ben Woodard <ben@valinux.com>  

SEE ALSO

gdbm(3), tdb(3)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
AUTHORS
SEE ALSO

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