Determines whether a packet table contains variable-length or fixed-length packets.

Procedure:

H5PT_IS_VARLEN(table_id)

Signature:

<pre><code class="language-c">herr_t H5PTis_varlen(hid_t table_id)</code></pre>

Parameters:

hid_t table_id

    IN: Packet table to query.

Description:

H5PTis_varlen returns 1 (TRUE) if table_id is a packet table containing variable-length records. It returns 0 (FALSE) if table_id is a packet table containing fixed-length records. If table_id is not a packet table, a negative value is returned. 

Returns:

Returns 1 for a variable-length packet table, 0 for fixed-length, or a negative value on error.

Example:

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History:
ReleaseChange
1.10.0 and 1.8.17    Function re-introduced. Function had been removed in 1.8.3.