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fmtmsg.h

Section: Headers (3HEAD)
Updated: 10 Sep 2004
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NAME

fmtmsg.h, fmtmsg - message display structures  

SYNOPSIS

#include <fmtmsg.h>
 

DESCRIPTION

The <fmtmsg.h> header defines the following macros, which expand to constant integer expressions:

MM_HARD Source of the condition is hardware.

MM_SOFT Source of the condition is software.

MM_FIRM Source of the condition is firmware.

MM_APPL Condition detected by application.

MM_UTIL Condition detected by utility.

MM_OPSYS Condition detected by operating system.

MM_RECOVER Recoverable error.

MM_NRECOV Non-recoverable error.

MM_HALT Error causing application to halt.

MM_ERROR Application has encountered a non-fatal fault.

MM_WARNING Application has detected unusual non-error condition.

MM_INFO Informative message.

MM_NOSEV No severity level provided for the message.

MM_PRINT Display message on standard error.

MM_CONSOLE Display message on system console.

The table below indicates the null values and identifiers for fmtmsg(3C) arguments. The <fmtmsg.h> header defines the macros in the Identifier column, which expand to constant expressions that expand to expressions of the type indicated in the Type column:

ArgumentTypeNull-ValueIdentifier
labelchar*(char*) NULLMM_NULLLBL
severityint0MM_NULLSEV
classlong0LMM_NULLMC
textchar*(char*) NULLMM_NULLTXT
actionchar*(char*) NULLMM_NULLACT
tagchar*(char*) NULLMM_NULLTAG

The <fmtmsg.h> header also defines the following macros for use as return values for fmtmsg():

MM_OK The function succeeded.

MM_NOTOK The function failed completely.

MM_NOMSG The function was unable to generate a message on standard error, but otherwise succeeded.

MM_NOCON The function was unable to generate a console message, but otherwise succeeded.

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard

 

SEE ALSO

fmtmsg(3C), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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