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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

tt_spec_type (3)

Name

tt_spec_type - return the name of the object type

Synopsis

#include <Tt/tt_c.h>
char *tt_spec_type(const char *objid);

Description

tt_spec_type(3)               ToolTalk Functions               tt_spec_type(3)



NAME
       tt_spec_type - return the name of the object type

SYNOPSIS
       #include <Tt/tt_c.h>
       char *tt_spec_type(const char *objid);

DESCRIPTION
       The tt_spec_type() function returns the name of the object type.

       The  objid  argument  is  the identifier of the object involved in this
       operation.

RETURN VALUE
       Upon successful completion, the  tt_spec_type()  function  returns  the
       type  of  this  object.   The  application  can  use tt_ptr_error(3) to
       extract one  of  the  following  Tt_status  values  from  the  returned
       pointer:

          TT_OK   The operation completed successfully.

          TT_ERR_DBAVAIL
                  The  ToolTalk service could not access the ToolTalk database
                  needed for this operation.

          TT_ERR_DBEXIST
                  The ToolTalk service could not access the specified ToolTalk
                  database in the expected place.

          TT_ERR_NOMP
                  The  ttsession(1)  process  is  not running and the ToolTalk
                  service cannot restart it.

          TT_ERR_OBJID
                  The objid passed to the ToolTalk service does not  reference
                  an existing object spec.

APPLICATION USAGE
       The  application  should  use tt_free(3) to free any data stored in the
       address returned by the ToolTalk API.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/tooltalk |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Committed        |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       tt_c(5), tt_ptr_error(3), tt_free(3).




ToolTalk 1.3                     1 March 1996                  tt_spec_type(3)