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

PMDAPMID(3)             Library Functions Manual             PMDAPMID(3)

NAME         top

       pmdaPMID - translate a dynamic performance metric name into a
       PMID

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>
       #include <pcp/pmda.h>

       int pmdaPMID(char *name, pmID *pmid, pmdaExt *pmda);

       cc ... -lpcp_pmda -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       As part of the Performance Metrics Domain Agent (PMDA) API (see
       PMDA(3)), pmdaPMID is the generic callback for translating a
       dynamic metric name into a PMID (pmid).

       Because implementing dynamic performance metrics requires
       specific PMDA support, and the facility is an optional component
       of a PMDA (most PMDAs do not support dynamic performance
       metrics), pmdaPMID is a skeleton implementation that returns
       PM_ERR_NAME.

       A PMDA that supports dynamic performance metrics will provide a
       private callback that replaces pmdaPMID (by assignment to
       version.four.pmid of the pmdaInterface structure) and implements
       the translation from a dynamic performance metric name into the
       associated pmid.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       pmdaPMID returns PM_ERR_NAME if the name is not recognized or
       cannot be translated, else returns 0.

CAVEAT         top

       The PMDA must be using PMDA_PROTOCOL_4 or later, as specified in
       the call to pmdaDSO(3) or pmdaDaemon(3).

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), PMDA(3), pmdaDaemon(3), pmdaDSO(3), pmdaMain(3) and
       pmLookupName(3).

COLOPHON         top

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