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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

picl_set_propval_by_name(3PICL)

Name

picl_set_propval, picl_set_propval_by_name - set the value of a property to the specified value

Synopsis

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

int picl_set_propval(picl_prophdl_t proph, void *valbuf,
     size_t nbytes);
int picl_set_propval_by_name(picl_nodehdl_t nodeh,
     const char *pname, void *valbuf, size_t nbytes);

Description

The picl_set_propval() function sets the value of the property specified by the handle proph to the value contained in the buffer valbuf. The argument nbytes specifies the size of the buffer valbuf .

The picl_set_propval_by_name() function sets the value of the property named pname of the node specified by the handle nodeh to the value contained in the buffer valbuf. The argument nbytes specifies the size of the buffer valbuf.

Return Values

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

PICL_PERMDENIED is returned if the client does not have sufficient permission to access the property.

PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid.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

Insufficient permission

PICL_NOTWRITABLE

Property is read-only

PICL_VALUETOOBIG

Value too big

PICL_NOTPROP

Not a property

PICL_NOTNODE

Not a node

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

attributes(7)