optionFindValue (3) - Linux Man Pages

optionFindValue: find a hierarcicaly valued option instance

NAME

optionFindValue - find a hierarcicaly valued option instance

SYNOPSIS

#include <your-opts.h>
cc [...] -o outfile infile.c -lopts [...]

const tOptionValue* optionFindValue(const tOptDesc* odesc, char const* name, char const* val);

DESCRIPTION

This routine will find an entry in a nested value option or configurable. It will search through the list and return a matching entry.
odesc
an option with a nested arg type
name
name of value to find
val
the matching value

RETURN VALUE

a compound value structure

ERRORS

The returned result is NULL and errno is set:

EINVAL - the pOptValue does not point to a valid hierarchical option value.

ENOENT - no entry matched the given name. @end itemize