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picl_get_propinfo_by_name

Section: PICL Library Functions (3PICL)
Updated: 1 Aug 2000
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NAME

picl_get_propinfo_by_name - get property information and handle of named property  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -lpicl [library... ] 
#include <picl.h>

int picl_get_propinfo_by_name(picl_nodehdl_t nodeh, const char *pname, picl_propinfo_t *pinfo, picl_prophdl_t *proph);  

DESCRIPTION

The picl_get_propinfo_by_name() function copies the property information of the property specified by pname in the node nodeh into the location given by pinfo. The handle of the property is returned in the location proph.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. On failure, a non-negative integer is returned to indicate an error.

PICL_PROPNOTFOUND is returned if the property of the specified name does not exist.

PICL_RESERVEDNAME is returned if the property name specified is one of the reserved property names.

PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid. This occurs if the PICL tree was refreshed or reinitialized.

PICL_INVALIDHANDLE is returned if the specified handle never existed. This error may be returned for a previously valid handle if the daemon was brought down and restarted. When this occurs a client must revalidate any saved handles.  

ERRORS

PICL_NOTINITIALIZED Session not initialized

PICL_NORESPONSE Daemon not responding

PICL_NOTNODE Not a node

PICL_PROPNOTFOUND Property not found

PICL_RESERVEDNAME Reserved property name specified

PICL_INVALIDHANDLE Invalid handle

PICL_STALEHANDLE Stale handle

PICL_FAILURE General system failure

 

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelMT-Safe

 

SEE ALSO

picl_get_propinfo(3PICL), picl_get_prop_by_name(3PICL), attributes(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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