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PMSETDEBUG(3)           Library Functions Manual           PMSETDEBUG(3)

NAME         top

       pmSetDebug, pmClearDebug - manipulate PCP debugging control
       options

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmSetDebug(const char *spec);
       int pmClearDebug(const char *spec);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       Within the libraries and applications of the Performance Co-Pilot
       (PCP) there is an extensive set of debugging options that may be
       enabled or disabled at run-time.

       Both pmSetDebug and pmClearDebug parse spec assuming it to be a
       comma separated list of PCP debug option names.

       The names of the available options may be found using the -l
       argument to pmdbg(1).

       As a special case, the name ``all'' is treated as a synonym for
       identifying all option names.

       pmSetDebug will set the corresponding options, while pmClearDebug
       will clear the corresponding options.

       Consecutive calls to either routine will be additive.  For
       example the following code fragments are equivalent in terms of
       the final configuration of the debug options.

            sts = pmClearDebug("all");
            sts = pmSetDebug("appl0");
            sts = pmSetDebug("pdu,fetch");
            sts = pmSetDebug("fetch,profile,context");
            sts = pmClearDebug("appl0");

            sts = pmClearDebug("all");
            sts = pmSetDebug("pdu,fetch,profile,context");

       An earlier implementation of the PCP debug facilities used a bit-
       vector and for backwards compatibility the elements of spec may
       include decimal values corresponding to those bit-values.  Refer
       to pmdbg(1) for more details of this deprecated format.

SEE ALSO         top

       pmdbg(1)

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       If successful, these routines return 0, otherwise the return is
       PM_ERR_CONV to indicate a parsing error.

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the PCP (Performance Co-Pilot) project.
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