PMDADESC

Section: C Library Functions (3)
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NAME

pmdaDesc - get the description of a metric from a PMDA

C SYNOPSIS

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

int pmdaDesc(pmID pmid , pmDesc * desc , pmdaExt * pmda );

cc ... -lpcp_pmda -lpcp

DESCRIPTION

pmdaDesc uses the standard PMDA (3) data structures to return the pmDesc description in desc for the metric identified by pmid .

DIAGNOSTICS

If the pmid does not correspond to any metric supported by this PMDA, pmdaDesc returns PM_ERR_PMID .

CAVEAT

The PMDA must be using PMDA_INTERFACE_2 or later, as specified in the call to pmdaDSO (3) or pmdaDaemon (3).

SEE ALSO

PMAPI (3), PMDA (3), pmdaDaemon (3), pmdaDSO (3) and pmLookupDesc (3).


Index

NAME
C SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
DIAGNOSTICS
CAVEAT
SEE ALSO