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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

libnvpair(3LIB)

Name

libnvpair - name-value pair library

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –lnvpair [ library... ]
#include <libnvpair.h>

Description

The libnvpair library exports a set of functions for managing name-value pairs.

The library defines four opaque handles:

nvpair_t

handle to a name-value pair

nvlist_t

handle to a list of name-value pairs

nv_alloc_t

handle to a pluggable allocator

nv_alloc_ops_t

handle to pluggable allocator operations

The library supports the following operations:

  • Allocate and free an nvlist_t.

  • Specify the allocater to be used when manipulating an nvlist_t.

  • Add and remove an nvpair_t from a list.

  • Search nvlist_t for a specified name pair.

  • Pack an nvlist_t into a contiguous buffer.

  • Expand a packed nvlist into a searchable nvlist_t.

INTERFACES

The shared object libnvpair.so.1 provides the public interfaces defined below. See intro(3) for additional information on shared object interfaces.

nvlist_add_boolean
nvlist_add_boolean_value
nvlist_add_boolean_array
nvlist_add_byte
nvlist_add_byte_array
nvlist_add_double
nvlist_add_double_array
nvlist_add_int8
nvlist_add_int8_array
nvlist_add_int16
nvlist_add_int16_array
nvlist_add_int32
nvlist_add_int32_array
nvlist_add_int64
nvlist_add_int64_array
nvlist_add_nvlist
nvlist_add_nvlist_array
nvlist_add_nvpair
nvlist_add_string
nvlist_add_string_array
nvlist_add_uint8
nvlist_add_uint8_array
nvlist_add_uint16
nvlist_add_uint16_array
nvlist_add_uint32
nvlist_add_uint32_array
nvlist_add_uint64
nvlist_add_uint64_array
nvlist_alloc
nvlist_count
nvlist_dup
nvlist_exists
nvlist_free
nvlist_lookup_boolean
nvlist_lookup_boolean_value
nvlist_lookup_boolean_array
nvlist_lookup_byte
nvlist_lookup_byte_array
nvlist_lookup_double
nvlist_lookup_int8
nvlist_lookup_int8_array
nvlist_lookup_int16
nvlist_lookup_int16_array
nvlist_lookup_int32
nvlist_lookup_int32_array
nvlist_lookup_int64
nvlist_lookup_int64_array
nvlist_lookup_nvlist
nvlist_lookup_nvlist_array
nvlist_lookup_nv_alloc
nvlist_lookup_nvpair
nvlist_lookup_pairs
nvlist_lookup_string
nvlist_lookup_string_array
nvlist_lookup_uint8
nvlist_lookup_uint8_array
nvlist_lookup_uint16
nvlist_lookup_uint16_array
nvlist_lookup_uint32
nvlist_lookup_uint32_array
nvlist_lookup_uint64
nvlist_lookup_uint64_array
nvlist_merge
nvlist_next_nvpair
nvlist_nvflag
nvlist_pack
nvlist_remove
nvlist_remove_all
nvlist_size
nvlist_unpack
nvlist_xalloc
nvlist_xdup
nvlist_xpack
nvlist_xunpack
nvpair_name
nvpair_type
nvpair_value_boolean_array
nvpair_value_boolean_value
nvpair_value_byte
nvpair_value_byte_array
nvpair_value_double
nvpair_value_int8
nvpair_value_int8_array
nvpair_value_int16
nvpair_value_int16_array
nvpair_value_int32
nvpair_value_int32_array
nvpair_value_int64
nvpair_value_int64_array
nvpair_value_nvlist
nvpair_value_nvlist_array
nvpair_value_string
nvpair_value_string_array
nvpair_value_uint8
nvpair_value_uint8_array
nvpair_value_uint16
nvpair_value_uint16_array
nvpair_value_uint32
nvpair_value_uint32_array
nvpair_value_uint64
nvpair_value_uint64_array
nv_alloc_init
nv_alloc_fini
nv_alloc_reset

Files

/lib/libnvpair.so.1

shared object

/lib/64/libnvpair.so.1

64-bit shared object

Attributes

See attributes(7) for description of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/library
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
MT-Safe

See Also

intro(3), attributes(7)