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QMCSOURCE(3)            Library Functions Manual            QMCSOURCE(3)

NAME         top

       QmcSource  - manages contexts created by all groups

C++ SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <QmcSource.h>

       CC ... -lqmc -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       The QmcSource class maintains a unique list of all metric sources
       in use to minimize the creation of new contexts (see
       pmNewContext(3)) when the context could have been duplicated (see
       pmDupContext(3)).  This also reduces the duplication of
       descriptions of each source.

       In general, QMC users should only need to access QmcSource
       methods to obtain source descriptions for a QmcContext(3) object.
       All context creation by the user should be handled through

DESTRUCTOR         top


CONSTRUCTORS         top

       static QmcSource* getSource(int type, const char* source,
           bool matchHosts)

           This method will return a QmcSource object that represents a
           context of type to source.  The QmcSource object may be a new
           object if the source has not been previously requested.
           Memory management of the QmcSource objects is handled by
           QmcSource.  If all QmcContext(3)s to the QmcSource have been
           deleted, the QmcSource object will also be deleted.

           The matchHosts flag controls the algorithm that is used to
           match hosts to archives.  If matchHosts is equal to false
           then no attempt will be made by this method to match a host
           context to an existing source context. A QmcSource object
           will always be returned in this case, although the
           QmcSource::status method may indicate that a context to
           source failed.

           If matchHosts is equal to true, host contexts will be matched
           to a pre-defined archive source collected from that source.
           If no archive sources for the source have been previous
           specified, getSource will return a NULL pointer.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       Error messages are generated using pmprintf(3) but are not
       flushed. It is the responsibility of the user to call pmflush(3)
       to output any messages.

       Additional diagnostics may be activated by adding the option pmc
       to the global debugging specification, as described in

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), QMC(3), QmcContext(3), QmcGroup(3), pmDupContext(3),
       pmflush(3), pmNewContext(3) and pmprintf(3).

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