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NAME

       mdatabase_load - Load a data from the database.

SYNOPSIS

       void* mdatabase_load (MDatabase * mdb)

DESCRIPTION

       Load a data from the database. The mdatabase_load() function loads a data specified in mdb
       and returns the contents. The type of contents depends on the type of the data.

       If the data is of the plist type, this function returns a pointer to plist.

       If the database is of the chartable type, it returns a chartable. The default value of the
       chartable is set according to the second tag of the data as below:

       · If the tag is Msymbol, the default value is Mnil.
       · If the tag is Minteger, the default value is -1.
       · Otherwise, the default value is NULL.
       If the data is of the charset type, it returns a plist of length 2 (keys are both Mt). The
       value of the first element is an array of integers that maps code points to the
       corresponding character codes. The value of the second element is a chartable of integers
       that does the reverse mapping. The charset must be defined in advance.

SEE ALSO

           mdatabase_load(), mdatabase_define()

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2001 Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA)
       Copyright (C) 2001-2011 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
       (AIST)
       Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of
       the GNU Free Documentation License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/fdl.html>.