AUPARSE_INIT(3)                Linux Audit API               AUPARSE_INIT(3)

NAME         top

       auparse_init - initialize an instance of the audit parsing library

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <auparse.h>

       auparse_state_t *auparse_init(ausource_t source, const void *b);

DESCRIPTION         top

       auparse_init initializes an instance of the audit parsing library.
       The function returns an opaque pointer to the parser's internal
       state. It is used in subsequent calls to the library so. The source
       variable determines where the library looks for data. Legal values
       can be:

            AUSOURCE_LOGS - use audit logs
            AUSOURCE_FILE - use a file
            AUSOURCE_FILE_ARRAY - use several files
            AUSOURCE_BUFFER - use a buffer
            AUSOURCE_BUFFER_ARRAY - use an array of buffers
            AUSOURCE_DESCRIPTOR - use a particular descriptor
            AUSOURCE_FILE_POINTER - use a stdio FILE pointer
            AUSOURCE_FEED - feed data to parser with auparse_feed()

       The pointer 'b' is used to set the file name, array of filenames, the
       buffer address, or an array of pointers to buffers, or the descriptor
       number based on what source is given. When the data source is an
       array of files or buffers, you would create an array of pointers with
       the last one being a NULL pointer. Buffers should be NUL terminated.

RETURN VALUE         top

       Returns a NULL pointer if an error occurs; otherwise, the return
       value is an opaque pointer to the parser's internal state.

SEE ALSO         top

       auparse_reset(3), auparse_destroy(3).  auparse_feed(3).

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

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Red Hat                           Feb 2007                   AUPARSE_INIT(3)