ber_first_element function

The ber_first_element function is used to begin the traversal of a SET, SET OF, SEQUENCE or SEQUENCE OF data value stored in the supplied BerElement structure. It returns the tag and length of the first element.

Syntax

WINBERAPI ULONG BERAPI ber_first_element(
  BerElement *pBerElement,
  ULONG      *pLen,
  CHAR       **ppOpaque
);

Parameters

pBerElement

Pointer to the source BerElement structure.

pLen

Returns the length of the next element to be parsed.

ppOpaque

Returns a pointer to a cookie that is passed to subsequent calls of the ber_next_element function.

Return Value

Returns the tag of the next element to be read in the BerElement structure. LBER_DEFAULT is returned if there is no further data to be read.

Remarks

The pLen and ppOpaque values returned by the function are internal parsing state values, and should not be used by applications other than as arguments to ber_next_element.

Requirements

   
Windows version Windows Vista Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header winber.h
Library Wldap32.lib
DLL Wldap32.dll

See Also

ber_next_element

ber_peek_tag

ber_skip_tag