pmlookupindomtext(3) — Linux manual page

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PMLOOKUPINDOMTEXT(3)    Library Functions Manual    PMLOOKUPINDOMTEXT(3)

NAME         top

       pmLookupInDomText - return text describing a performance metrics
       instance domain

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmLookupInDomText(pmInDom indom, int level, char **buffer);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       Retrieve descriptive text about the performance metrics instance
       domain identified by indom.

       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 argument level should be PM_TEXT_ONELINE for a one-line
       summary, else PM_TEXT_HELP for a more verbose description, suited
       to a help dialog.

       The space pointed to by buffer will have been allocated in
       pmLookupInDomText with malloc(3), and it is the responsibility of
       the caller to free(3) the space when it is no longer required.

       pmLookupInDomText returns zero on success.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       PM_ERR_NOTHOST
              For archives created with versions of PCP prior to 4.0, if
              the current PMAPI context is an archive log (help and one-
              line text was previously not maintained in the archive
              logs)

SEE ALSO         top

       chkhelp(1), newhelp(1), PMAPI(3), pmGetConfig(3),
       pmLookupDesc(3), pmLookupLabels(3), pmLookupText(3), pcp.conf(5)
       and pcp.env(5).

COLOPHON         top

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