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NAME

       snmp_pdu_add_variable,  snmp_varlist_add_variable,  snmp_add_null_var, snmp_clone_varbind,
       snmp_set_var_objid,             snmp_set_var_value,              snmp_set_var_typed_value,
       snmp_set_var_typed_integer,     print_variable,     fprint_variable,     snprint_variable,
       print_value,   fprint_value,    snprint_value,    snmp_free_var,    snmp_free_varbind    -
       netsnmp_varbind_api functions

SYNOPSIS

       #include <net-snmp/varbind_api.h>

   Creation
       netsnmp_variable_list *snmp_pdu_add_variable(
                            netsnmp_pdu *pdu,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            u_char type, const void *value, size_t len);
       netsnmp_variable_list *snmp_varlist_add_variable(
                            netsnmp_variable_list *varlist,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            u_char type, const void *value, size_t len);
       netsnmp_variable_list *snmp_add_null_var(
                            netsnmp_pdu *pdu,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen);

       netsnmp_variable_list *snmp_clone_varbind(
                            netsnmp_variable_list *varlist);

   Setting Values
       int  snmp_set_var_objid( netsnmp_variable_list* variable,
                            const oid * objid, size_t objidlen);
       int  snmp_set_var_value( netsnmp_variable_list* variable,
                            const void * value, size_t vallen);
       int  snmp_set_var_typed_value( netsnmp_variable_list* variable,
                            u_char type,
                            const void * value, size_t vallen);
       int  snmp_set_var_typed_integer( netsnmp_variable_list* variable,
                            u_char type, long value);

   Output
       void  print_variable(const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);
       void fprint_variable(FILE *fp,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);
       int snprint_variable(char *buf, size_t len,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);

       void  print_value(const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);
       void fprint_value(FILE *fp,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);
       int snprint_value(char *buf, size_t len,
                            const oid *objid, size_t objidlen,
                            const netsnmp_variable_list *variable);

   Deletion
       void snmp_free_var(       netsnmp_variable_list *variable);
       void snmp_free_varbind( netsnmp_variable_list *variables);

DESCRIPTION

       The  functions  dealing  with  variable  bindings fall into four groups - dealing with the
       creation, setting of values, output and deletion of varbinds.

   Creation
       snmp_pdu_add_variable will create a new varbind structure, initialised  with  the  name  (
       objid,  objidlen  ), syntax ( type ) and value ( value ,  len ) provided.  This varbind is
       then added to the end of the varbind list in the given PDU.

       snmp_varlist_add_variable is similar, but appends the  new  varbind  to  the  end  of  the
       varbind  list  provided.   When adding the first varbind to an empty list, simply pass the
       address of the head of the list:

                netsnmp_variable_list *vl = NULL;
                snmp_varlist_add_variable(
                          &vl, name1, name1_len,
                          ASN_TYPE, &val1, val1_len);
                snmp_varlist_add_variable(
                          &vl, name2, name2_len,
                          ASN_TYPE, &val2, val2_len);

       In both cases, the routine will return a pointer to the new varbind structure (or NULL  if
       the varbind creation fails).

       snmp_add_null_var  is  a convenience function to add an empty varbind to the PDU.  without
       needing to  specify  the  NULL  value  explicitly.   This  is  the  normal  mechanism  for
       constructing a GET (or similar) information retrieval request.
       Again, this returns a pointer to the new varbind, or NULL.

       snmp_clone_varbind  creates  a  copy  of  each  varbind in the specified list, returning a
       pointer to the head of the new list (or NULL if the cloning fails).

   Setting of values
       snmp_set_var_objid sets the name of the varbind structure to the specified OID.
       snmp_set_var_typed_value sets the syntax type and value of the varbind structure.
       snmp_set_var_value sets the value of  the  varbind  structure,  leaving  the  syntax  type
       unchanged.
       snmp_set_var_typed_integer  is a convenience function to set the syntax type and value for
       a 32-bit integer-based varbind.

       All four of these return 0 if the assignment is successful, or 1 if it is not.

   Output
       print_variable will take an object identifier (as returned by  read_objid,  snmp_parse_oid
       or  get_module_node) and an instance of such a variable, and prints to the standard output
       the textual form of the object identifier together with the value of the variable.

       fprint_variable does the same, but prints to the FILE pointer  specified  by  the  initial
       parameter.

       snprint_variable prints the same information into the buffer pointed to by buf which is of
       length len.  It returns the number of characters printed, or -1  if  the  buffer  was  not
       large enough.  In the latter case, buf will typically contained a truncated version of the
       information (but this behaviour is not guaranteed).  This function replaces  the  obsolete
       function sprint_variable.

       print_value,  fprint_value, and snprint_value do the same as the equivalent print_variable
       routines, but only displaying the value of the variable, without the corresponding  object
       identifier.

       For displaying the OID of a varbind, see netsnmp_mib_api(3).

   Deletion
       snmp_free_var releases all memory used by the given varbind structure.
       snmp_free_varbind  releases  all memory used by each varbind structure in the varbind list
       provided.

SEE ALSO

       netsnmp_pdu_api(3) netsnmp_mib_api(3)