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PMSORTINSTANCES(3)      Library Functions Manual      PMSORTINSTANCES(3)

NAME         top

       pmSortInstances - sort performance metric values on instance

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       void pmSortInstances(pmResult *result);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       The routine pmSortInstances may be used to guarantee that for
       each performance metric in the result from pmFetch(3), the
       instances are in ascending instance identifier sequence.

       This is most useful when trying to compute rates from two
       consecutive pmFetch(3) results.

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3) and pmFetch(3).

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