delphins

DELPHINS(3)                 MBK PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS                 DELPHINS(3)



NAME
       delphins - delete a physical instance


ORIGIN
       This software belongs to the  ALLIANCE CAD SYSTEM developed by the ASIM
       team at LIP6 laboratory of Université Pierre et Marie CURIE, in Paris,
       France.

       Web : http://asim.lip6.fr/recherche/alliance/
       E-mail : alliance-users@asim.lip6.fr


SYNOPSYS
       #include "mph.h"
       int delphins(ptfig, insname)
       phfig_list ∗ptfig;
       char ∗insname;

PARAMETERS
       ptfig               Pointer to the figure in which the instance should
                           be deleted

       insname             Name of the instance to be deleted.

DESCRIPTION
       delphins delete the instance called insname in the figure pointed to by
       ptfig. This instance is warrantied to be unique, because its name is an
       identifier at the given hierarchical level.  The list consistency is
       maintainded, and the space freed.

RETURN VALUE
       delphins returns 1 if the instance has been deleted, 0 if no such
       instance exists in the list.

EXAMPLE
       #include "mph.h"
       char ∗was_existing(ptfig, insname)
       phfig_list ∗ptfig;
       char ∗insname;
       {
          return delphins(ptfig, insname) ? "you just killed it!"
                            : "wasn't here anyway";
       }

SEE ALSO
       mbk(1), phfig(3), phins(3), addphins(3), getphins(3).




BUG REPORT
       This tool is under development at the ASIM department of the LIP6
       laboratory.
       We need your feedback to improve documentation and tools.






ASIM/LIP6                       October 1, 1997                    DELPHINS(3)