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nvlist_remove

Section: Kernel Functions for Drivers (9F)
Updated: 16 Jan 2006
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NAME

nvlist_remove, nvlist_remove_all - remove name-value pairs  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/nvpair.h> 

int nvlist_remove(nvlist_t *nvl, const char *name, data_type_t type);

int nvlist_remove_all(nvlist_t *nvl, const char *name);  

INTERFACE LEVEL

Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI)  

PARAMETERS

nvl The list of name-value pairs (nvlist_t) to be processed.

name Name of the name-value pair (nvpair) to be removed.

type Data type of the nvpair to be removed.

 

DESCRIPTION

The nvlist_remove() function removes the first occurrence of nvpair that matches the name and the type.

The nvlist_remove_all() function removes all occurrences of nvpair that match the name, regardless of type.

Multiple threads can simultaneously read the same nvlist_t but only one thread may actively change a given nvlist_t at a time. The caller is responsible for the synchronization.  

RETURN VALUES

These functions return 0 on success and an error value on failure.  

CONTEXT

The nvlist_remove() and nvlist_remove_all() functions can be called from user, interrupt, or kernel context.  

ERRORS

EINVAL There is an invalid argument.

ENOENT No name-value pairs were found to match the criteria specified by name and type.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
INTERFACE LEVEL
PARAMETERS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
CONTEXT
ERRORS

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