[v3,25/46] tools/lib/traceevent: Man page for tep_read_number_field()
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Message ID 20181127154153.11315-26-tstoyanov@vmware.com
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Tzvetomir Stoyanov Nov. 27, 2018, 3:42 p.m. UTC
Create man page for tep_read_number_field()
as part of the libtraceevent APIs.

Signed-off-by: Tzvetomir Stoyanov <tstoyanov@vmware.com>
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+libtraceevent(3)
+================
+
+NAME
+----
+tep_read_number_field - Reads a number from a raw data.
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+[verse]
+--
+*#include <event-parse.h>*
+
+int *tep_read_number_field*(struct tep_format_field pass:[*]_field_, const void pass:[*]_data_, unsigned long long pass:[*]_value_);
+--
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+The _tep_read_number_field()_ function reads the value of the _field_ from the 
+raw _data_ and stores it in the _value_. The function sets the _value_ according
+to the endianness of the raw data and the current machine. 
+
+RETURN VALUE
+------------
+The _tep_read_number_field()_ function retunrs 0 in case of success, or -1 in 
+case of an error.
+
+EXAMPLE
+-------
+[source,c]
+--
+#include <event-parse.h>
+...
+struct tep_handle *tep = tep_alloc();
+...
+struct tep_event *event = tep_find_event_by_name(tep, "timer", "hrtimer_start");
+...
+void process_record(struct tep_record *record)
+{
+	unsigned long long pid;
+	struct tep_format_field *field_pid = tep_find_common_field(event, "common_pid");
+	
+	if (tep_read_number_field(field_pid, record->data, &pid) != 0) {
+		/* Failed to get "common_pid" value */
+	}
+}
+...
+--
+FILES
+-----
+[verse]
+--
+*event-parse.h*
+	Header file to include in order to have access to the library APIs.
+*-ltraceevent*
+	Linker switch to add when building a program that uses the library.
+--
+
+SEE ALSO
+--------
+_libtraceevent(3)_, _trace-cmd(1)_
+
+AUTHOR
+------
+[verse]
+--
+*Steven Rostedt* <rostedt@goodmis.org>, author of *libtraceevent*.
+*Tzvetomir Stoyanov* <tz.stoyanov@gmail.com>, author of this man page.
+--
+REPORTING BUGS
+--------------
+Report bugs to  <linux-trace-devel@vger.kernel.org>
+
+LICENSE
+-------
+libtraceevent is Free Software licensed under the GNU LGPL 2.1
+
+RESOURCES
+---------
+https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git