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AIX Version 4.3 Communications Technical Reference, Volume 1

xdr_float Subroutine


Translates between C language floats and their external representations.


C Library (libc.a)


#include <rpc/xdr.h>
xdr_float (xdrs, fp)
XDR *xdrs;
float *fp;


The xdr_float subroutine is a filter primitive that translates between C language floats (normalized single-precision floating-point numbers) and their external representations.


xdrs Points to the eXternal Data Representation (XDR) stream handle.
fp Specifies the address of the float.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a value of 1. If unsuccessful, it returns a value of 0.

Implementation Specifics

This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.

Related Information

List of XDR Programming References.

eXternal Data Representation (XDR) Overview for Programming and Understanding XDR Library Filter Primitives in AIX Version 4.3 Communications Programming Concepts.

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