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PMAREWRITEMETA(3) Library Functions Manual PMAREWRITEMETA(3)
pmaRewriteMeta - try to change the version of an archive metadata record
#include <pcp/pmapi.h> #include <pcp/libpcp.h> #include <pcp/archive.h> int pmaRewriteMeta(__pmLogCtl *inlcp, __pmLogCtl *outlcp, __int32_t *rbuf); cc ... -lpcp_archive -lpcp
This documentation is intended for internal Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) developer use. These interfaces are not part of the PCP APIs that are guaranteed to remain fixed across releases, and they may not work, or may provide different semantics at some point in the future.
A physical metadata record from the input archive identified by inlcp is passed in via rbuf and this is reformatted if required to produce the equivalent metadata record for the output archive identified by outlcp. Combined with the input and output archive versions, the type of the metadata record (as extracted from rbuf) is used to decide if; for some record types and version changes no rewriting is required. pmaRewriteMeta is intended to be used in cases where the archive version of inlcp and outlcp are differerent. The only sane choice of archive versions today is PM_LOG_VERS02 for inlcp and PM_LOG_VERS03 for outlcp, which would be requesting a rewrite from archive version 2 format to archive version 3 format (as only versions 2 and 3 are currently supported). If rewriting takes place the old rbuf will have been free'd and a new rbuf allocated with malloc(3). It is the caller's responsibility to make sure this potential free-and-allocate will be safe, e.g. no dangling references into the contents of rbuf, or pass in a copy of the record if it is precious.
In several places, fatal errors will trigger an error message and force the application to exit. If there is no defined translation for the versions of inlcp and outlcp then pmaRewriteMeta returns PM_ERR_APPVERSION (a slight perversion of this error code). If no rewrite is performed, the return value is 0, otherwise a return value of 1 indicates a rewrite has taken place and rbuf has been reallocated.
free(3), malloc(3), PMAPI(3), and pmaRewriteData(3).
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