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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

ptree_get_prop_by_name(3PICLTREE)

Name

ptree_get_prop_by_name - get a property handle by name

Synopsis

cc [ flag ] file... –lpicltree [ library... ]
#include <picltree.h>

int ptree_get_prop_by_name(picl_nodehdl_t nodeh, char *name,
     picl_prophdl_t *proph);

Description

The ptree_get_prop_by_name() function gets the handle of the property, whose name is specified in name, of the node specified by the handle nodeh. The property handle is copied into the location specified by proph.

Return Values

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

PICL_RESERVEDNAME is returned if the name specified is a PICL reserved name property. Reserved name properties do not have an associated property handle. Use ptree_get_propval_by_name(3PICLTREE) to get the value of a reserved 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PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid.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.

Errors

PICL_NOTNODE

Not a node

PICL_RESERVEDNAME

Property name is reserved

PICL_INVALIDHANDLE

Invalid handle

PICL_STALEHANDLE

Stale handle

PICL_PROPNOTFOUND

Property not found

PICL_FAILURE

General system failure

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
MT-Safe

See Also

ptree_get_first_prop(3PICLTREE), ptree_get_propval_by_name(3PICLTREE), attributes(7)