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IF_FREENAMEINDEX

IF_FREENAMEINDEX

Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (P) Updated: 2003
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NAME

if_freenameindex - free memory allocated by if_nameindex  

SYNOPSIS

#include <net/if.h>

void if_freenameindex(struct if_nameindex *ptr);
 

DESCRIPTION

The if_freenameindex() function shall free the memory allocated by if_nameindex(). The ptr argument shall be a pointer that was returned by if_nameindex(). After if_freenameindex() has been called, the application shall not use the array of which ptr is the address.  

RETURN VALUE

None.  

ERRORS

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

None.  

APPLICATION USAGE

None.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

getsockopt() , if_indextoname() , if_nameindex() , if_nametoindex() , setsockopt() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <net/if.h>  

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
EXAMPLES
APPLICATION USAGE
RATIONALE
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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