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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

picl_get_propinfo(3PICL)

Name

picl_get_propinfo - get the information about a property

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –lpicl [ library... ] 
#include <picl.h>

int picl_get_propinfo(picl_prophdl_t proph,
     picl_propinfo_t *pinfo);

Description

The picl_get_propinfo() function gets the information about the property specified by handle proph and copies it into the location specified by pinfo. The property information includes the property type, access mode, size, and the name of the property as described on libpicl(3PICL) manual page.

The maximum size of a property value is specified by PICL_PROPSIZE_MAX. It is currently set to 512KB.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. On failure, a non-negative integer is returned to indicate an error.

PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid.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.

Errors

PICL_NOTINITIALIZED

Session not initialized

PICL_NORESPONSE

Daemon not responding

PICL_NOTPROP

Not a property

PICL_INVALIDHANDLE

Invalid handle specified

PICL_STALEHANDLE

Stale handle specified

PICL_FAILURE

General system failure

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
MT-Safe

See Also

picl_get_propval(3PICL), libpicl(3PICL), picl_get_propval_by_name(3PICL), attributes(7)