Create a CF dictionary representation of a registry entry's property table.
- macOS 10.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
The registry entry handle whose property table to copy.
A CFDictionary is created and returned the caller on success. The caller should release with CFRelease.
The CF allocator to use when creating the CF containers.
No options are currently defined.
A kern_return_t error code.
This function creates an instantaneous snapshot of a registry entry's property table, creating a CFDictionary analogue in the caller's task. Not every object available in the kernel is represented as a CF container; currently OSDictionary, OSArray, OSSet, OSSymbol, OSString, OSData, OSNumber, OSBoolean are created as their CF counterparts.
Create a matching dictionary that specifies an IOService match based on BSD device name.
Creates and returns a mach port suitable for receiving IOKit messages of the specified type.
Returns the mach port used to initiate communication with IOKit.
Creates and returns a notification object for receiving IOKit notifications of new devices or state changes.
Returns kernel retain count of an IOKit object. Identical to IOObjectGetKernelRetainCount() but available prior to Mac OS 10.6.
Checks two object handles to see if they represent the same kernel object.
Retains an object handle previously returned by IOKitLib.
Look up registered IOService objects that match a matching dictionary, and install a notification request of new IOServices that match.
Close a connection to an IOService and destroy the connect handle.
Create a matching dictionary that specifies an IOService class match.