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PMSORTINSTANCES(3)      Library Functions Manual      PMSORTINSTANCES(3)

NAME         top

       pmSortInstances, pmSortHighResInstances - sort performance metric
       values on instance identifier

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       void pmSortInstances(pmResult *result);
       int pmSortHighResInstances(pmHighResResult *result);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       The routine pmSortInstances may be used to guarantee that for
       each performance metric in the result from pmFetch(3) or
       pmFetchHighRes(3), the instances are in ascending instance
       identifier sequence.

       This is useful when computing rates from two consecutive samples.

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), pmFetch(3) and pmFetchHighRes(3).

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