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NAME | C SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | CAVEAT | DIAGNOSTICS | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

PMDADESC(3)             Library Functions Manual             PMDADESC(3)

NAME         top

       pmdaDesc - get the description of a metric from a PMDA

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>
       #include <pcp/pmda.h>

       int pmdaDesc(pmID pmid, pmDesc *desc, pmdaExt *pmda);

       cc ... -lpcp_pmda -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmdaDesc uses the standard PMDA(3) data structures to return the
       pmDesc description in desc for the metric identified by pmid.

CAVEAT         top

       The PMDA must be using PMDA_INTERFACE_2 or later, as specified in
       the call to pmdaDSO(3) or pmdaDaemon(3).

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       If the pmid does not correspond to any metric supported by this
       PMDA, pmdaDesc returns PM_ERR_PMID.

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), PMDA(3), pmdaDaemon(3), pmdaDSO(3) and pmLookupDesc(3).

COLOPHON         top

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