dpm_ping man page

DPM_PING(3)                  DPM Library Functions                 DPM_PING(3)

[1mNAME[0m
      dpm_ping  -  check if Disk Pool Manager is alive and return its version
      number

[1mSYNOPSIS[0m
      [1m#include <sys/types.h>[0m
      [1m#include "dpm_api.h"[0m

      [1mint dpm_ping (char *[4m[22mserver[24m[1m, char *[4m[22minfo[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
      [1mdpm_ping [22mchecks if the Disk Pool Manager is alive and returns its  ver-
      sion number.

[1mOPTIONS[0m
      [4mserver[24m specifies the Disk Pool Manager hostname.  If NULL, the DPM_HOST
             environment variable is used.

      [4minfo[24m   points at a buffer to receive  the  information  (currently  the
             version  number).   The  buffer  must be at least 256 characters
             long.

[1mRETURN VALUE[0m
      This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful  or  -1  if  the
      operation failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mERRORS[0m
      [1mEFAULT       [4m[22minfo[24m is a NULL pointer.

      [1mSENOSHOST    [22mHost unknown.

      [1mSENOSSERV    [22mService unknown.

      [1mSECOMERR     [22mCommunication error.

      [1mEDPMNACT     [22mDisk Pool Manager is not running or is being shutdown.

LCG                      $Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $              DPM_PING(3)