delphins.3alc man page

delphins — delete a physical instance

Synopsis

#include "mph.h"
int delphins(ptfig, insname)
phfig_list ∗ptfig;
char ∗insname;

Parameters

ptfig

Pointer to the figure in which the instance should be deleted

insname

Name of the instance to be deleted.

Description

delphins delete the instance called insname in the figure  pointed to by ptfig. This instance is warrantied to be unique, because its name is an identifier at the given hierarchical level. The list consistency is maintainded, and the space freed.

Return Value

delphins returns 1 if the instance has been deleted, 0 if no such instance exists in the list.

Example

#include "mph.h"
char ∗was_existing(ptfig, insname)
phfig_list ∗ptfig;
char ∗insname;
{
   return delphins(ptfig, insname) ? "you just killed it!"
												: "wasn't here anyway"; 
}

See Also

mbk(1), phfig(3), phins(3), addphins(3), getphins(3).

Referenced By

addphins.3alc(3), getphins.3alc(3), phins.3alc(3).

October 1, 1997 ASIM/LIP6 MBK PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS