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PMGETINDOMARCHIVE(3)    Library Functions Manual    PMGETINDOMARCHIVE(3)

NAME         top

       pmGetInDomArchive - get instance identifiers for a performance
       metrics instance domain

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmGetInDomArchive(pmInDom indom, int **instlist, char
       ***namelist);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       Provided the current Performance Metrics Application Programming
       Interface (PMAPI) context is associated with a set of archive
       logs, pmGetInDomArchive will scan the union of all the instance
       domain metadata for the instance domain indom, and return via
       instlist the internal instance identifiers for all instances, and
       via namelist the full external identifiers for all instances.

       This routine is a specialized version of the more general PMAPI
       routine pmGetInDom.

       The number of instances found is returned as the function value
       (else less than zero to indicate an error).

       The value for the instance domain indom is typically extracted
       from a pmDesc structure, following a call to pmLookupDesc(3) for
       a particular performance metric.

       The resulting lists of instance identifiers (instlist and
       namelist), and the names that the elements of namelist point to,
       will have been allocated by pmGetInDomArchive with two calls to
       malloc(3), and it is the responsibility of the caller to
       free(instlist) and free(namelist) to release the space when it is
       no longer required.

       When the result of pmGetInDomArchive is less than one, both
       instlist and namelist are undefined (no space will have been
       allocated, and so calling free(3) is a singularly bad idea).

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       PM_ERR_NOTARCHIVE
              the current PMAPI context is not associated with a set of
              archive logs

       PM_ERR_INDOM_LOG
              indom is not a defined instance domain identifier for the
              set of archive logs

PCP ENVIRONMENT         top

       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
       parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP.  On each
       installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
       for these variables.  The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
       specify an alternative configuration file, as described in
       pcp.conf(5).  Values for these variables may be obtained
       programmatically using the pmGetConfig(3) function.

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), pmGetConfig(3), pmGetInDom(3), pmLookupDesc(3),
       pmLookupInDomArchive(3), pmNameInDomArchive(3), pcp.conf(5) and
       pcp.env(5).

COLOPHON         top

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