freechain

FREECHAIN(3)                 MBK UTILITY FUNCTIONS                FREECHAIN(3)



NAME
       freechain - free a chain_list


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 "mut.h"
       void freechain(pt)
       chain_list ∗pt;

PARAMETER
       pt                  Pointer to the chain list to be freed

DESCRIPTION
       freechain frees the chain_list pointed to by pt.  All the elements of
       the list are put back in the list of free blocks.

EXAMPLE
       #include "mut.h"
       void free_from(c, i) /∗ erase list from ith element ∗/
       chain_list ∗c;
       int i;
       {
       chain_list ∗t;
          while (i--)
             c = c->NEXT;
          t = c->NEXT, c->NEXT = NULL;
          freechain(t);
       }

SEE ALSO
       mbk(1), chain(3), addchain(3), delchain(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                   FREECHAIN(3)