pmiputvaluehandle(3) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       pmiPutValueHandle - add a value for a metric-instance pair via a

C SYNOPSIS         top

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

       int pmiPutValueHandle(int handle, const char *value);

       cc ... -lpcp_import -lpcp

Perl SYNOPSIS         top

       use PCP::LogImport;

       pmiPutValueHandle($handle, $value);

DESCRIPTION         top

       As part of the Performance Co-Pilot Log Import API (see
       LOGIMPORT(3)), pmiPutValueHandle adds a single value to the
       current output record for a given metric and instance, using the
       handle defined by an earlier call to pmiGetHandle(3).

       The value should be in a format consistent with the metric's type
       as defined in the call to pmiAddMetric(3).

       No data will be written until pmiWrite(3) is called, so multiple
       calls to pmiPutValueHandle or pmiPutValue(3) are typically used
       to accumulate data values for several metric-instance pairs
       before calling pmiWrite(3).

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       pmiPutValueHandle returns zero on success else a negative value
       that can be turned into an error message by calling pmiErrStr(3).

SEE ALSO         top

       LOGIMPORT(3), pmiErrStr(3), pmiGetHandle(3), pmiPutResult(3),
       pmiPutValue(3), pmiPutText(3), pmiPutLabel(3) and pmiWrite(3).

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