pmwhichcontext(3) — Linux manual page

NAME | C SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | DIAGNOSTICS | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

PMWHICHCONTEXT(3)       Library Functions Manual       PMWHICHCONTEXT(3)

NAME         top

       pmWhichContext - identify the current PMAPI context

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmWhichContext(void);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       An application using the Performance Metrics Application
       Programming Interface (PMAPI) may manipulate several concurrent
       contexts, each associated with a source of performance metrics,
       e.g. pmcd(1) on some host, or an archive log of performance
       metrics as created by pmlogger(1).

       pmWhichContext returns a handle for the current PMAPI context,
       that may be used in the associated PMAPI routines that require a
       handle to identify a PMAPI context.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       PM_ERR_NOCONTEXT
              no current context

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), pmDestroyContext(3), pmDupContext(3), pmNewContext(3)
       and pmUseContext(3).

COLOPHON         top

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