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IMFAttributes::GetAllocatedBlob method

Retrieves a byte array associated with a key. This method allocates the memory for the array.

Syntax


HRESULT GetAllocatedBlob(
  [in]   REFGUID guidKey,
  [out]  UINT8 **ppBuf,
  [out]  UINT32 *pcbSize
);

Parameters

guidKey [in]

GUID that identifies which value to retrieve. The attribute type must be MF_ATTRIBUTE_BLOB.

ppBuf [out]

If the key is found and the value is a byte array, this parameter receives a copy of the array. The caller must free the memory for the array by calling CoTaskMemFree.

pcbSize [out]

Receives the size of the array, in bytes.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return codeDescription
S_OK

The method succeeded.

MF_E_ATTRIBUTENOTFOUND

The specified key was not found.

MF_E_INVALIDTYPE

The attribute value is not a byte array.

 

Remarks

To copy a byte array value into a caller-allocated buffer, use the IMFAttributes::GetBlob method.

This interface is available on the following platforms if the Windows Media Format 11 SDK redistributable components are installed:

  • Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later.
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with KB900325 (Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005) and KB925766 (October 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition) installed.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Header

Mfobjects.h (include Mfidl.h)

Library

Mfuuid.lib

See also

IMFAttributes
MF_ATTRIBUTE_TYPE
Attributes and Properties

 

 

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