- get property information and handle of named property
cc [ flag... ] file... -lpicl [library... ] #include <picl.h> int picl_get_propinfo_by_name(picl_nodehdl_t nodeh, const char *pname, picl_propinfo_t *pinfo, picl_prophdl_t *proph);
The picl_get_propinfo_by_name() function copies the property information of the property specified by pname in the node nodeh into the location given by pinfo. The handle of the property is returned in the location proph.
Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. On failure, a non-negative integer is returned to indicate an error.
PICL_PROPNOTFOUND is returned if the property of the specified name does not exist.
PICL_RESERVEDNAME is returned if the property name specified is one of the reserved property names.
PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid. This occurs if the PICL tree was refreshed or reinitialized.
PICL_INVALIDHANDLE is returned if the specified handle never existed. This error may be returned for a previously valid handle if the daemon was brought down and restarted. When this occurs a client must revalidate any saved handles.
Session not initialized
Daemon not responding
Not a node
Property not found
Reserved property name specified
General system failure
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: