DocBook 5.2: The Definitive Guide  (Version 5.2.6 for DocBook 5.2b09a)

varargs

varargs — An empty element in a function synopsis indicating a variable number of arguments.

Synopsis

varargs ::=

  • empty

Description

A varargs indicates that a function takes a variable number of arguments.

Processing expectations

The varargs element produces generated text that indicates that the function takes a variable number of arguments. The exact generated text may vary. One common result is (…).

Parents

These elements contain varargs: funcprototype, macroprototype.

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example varargs</title>

<funcsynopsis>
<funcsynopsisinfo>
#include &lt;varargs.h&gt;
</funcsynopsisinfo>
<funcprototype>
  <funcdef>int <function>max</function></funcdef>
  <varargs/>
</funcprototype>
</funcsynopsis>

</article>
#include <varargs.h>

int max(...);