adbgen — Generate adb Script

Synopsis

/usr/lib/adb/adbgen [-m model] filename.adb...

Description

Use the adbgen command to write adb(1) macros that do not contain hard-coded dependencies on structure member offsets. The input to adbgen is a file named filename.adb that contains the following elements.

  • Header information.

  • A null line.

  • The name of a structure.

  • An adb script.

adbgen deals with one structure only per file; all member names are assumed to be in this structure. The output of adbgen is an adb script in filename. adbgen generates a C program that determines structure member offsets and sizes, which in turn generate the adb script.

The header lines up to the null line are copied verbatim into the generated C program. Typically, these are ...

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