pmnameindomarchive(3) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       pmNameInDomArchive - translate an instance identifier into an
       instance name

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmNameInDomArchive(pmInDom indom, int inst, char **name);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       Provided that the current Performance Metrics Application
       Programming Interface (PMAPI) context is associated with a set of
       archives, pmNameInDomArchive will scan the union of all the
       instance domain metadata for the instance domain indom, locate
       the first instance with the internal instance identifier given by
       inst, and return the full external instance identification via

       This routine is a specialized version of the more general PMAPI
       routine pmNameInDom.

       The value for the instance domain indom is typically extracted
       from a pmDesc structure, following a call to pmLookupDesc(3) for
       a particular performance metric.

       The space for the value of name will have been allocated in
       pmNameInDomArchive with malloc(3), and it is the responsibility
       of the caller to free(3) the space when it is no longer required.

       pmNameInDomArchive returns zero on success.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

              the current PMAPI context is not associated with a set of

              indom is not a defined instance domain identifier for the
              set of archives

              the instance identifier inst is not known for the instance
              domain indom in the set of archives

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), pmGetConfig(3), pmGetInDomArchive(3),
       pmLookupInDomArchive(3), pmNameInDom(3), pcp.conf(5) and

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