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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

MP_GetObjectType(3MPAPI)

Name

MP_GetObjectType - get an object type

Synopsis

cc [ flag… ] file–lMPAPI [ library… ]
#include <mpapi.h>

MP_STATUS MP_GetObjectType(MP_OID oid, MP_OBJECT_TYPE *pObjectType);

Parameters

oid

The initialized object ID to have the type determined.

pObjectType

A pointer to an object ID that has type MP_OBJECT_TYPE variable allocated by the caller. With a successful return it contains the object type of oid.

Description

The MP_GetObjectType() function gets the object type of an initialized object ID.

This API is provided so that clients can determine the type of object an object ID represents. This can be very useful for a client function that receives notifications.

Return Values

MP_STATUS_INVALID_OBJECT_TYPE

The oid does not specify any valid object type. This is most likely to happen if an uninitialized object ID is passed to th e API.

MP_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

The pObjectType is null or specifies a memory area to which data cannot be written.

MP_STATUS_SUCCESS

The operation is successful.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
Safe
Standard
ANSI INCITS 412 Multipath Management API

See Also

libMPAPI(3LIB), MP_RegisterForObjectVisibilityChanges(3MPAPI), attributes(7)

Multipath Management API Version 1.0