PMDADESC(3) Library Functions Manual PMDADESC(3)
pmdaDesc - get the description of a metric from a PMDA
#include <pcp/pmapi.h> #include <pcp/pmda.h> int pmdaDesc(pmID pmid, pmDesc *desc, pmdaExt *pmda); cc ... -lpcp_pmda -lpcp
pmdaDesc uses the standard PMDA(3) data structures to return the pmDesc description in desc for the metric identified by pmid.
The PMDA must be using PMDA_INTERFACE_2 or later, as specified in the call to pmdaDSO(3) or pmdaDaemon(3).
If the pmid does not correspond to any metric supported by this PMDA, pmdaDesc returns PM_ERR_PMID.
PMAPI(3), PMDA(3), pmdaDaemon(3), pmdaDSO(3) and pmLookupDesc(3).
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