dpns_opendir man page

DPNS_OPENDIR(3)             DPNS Library Functions             DPNS_OPENDIR(3)

[1mNAME[0m
      dpns_opendir - open a DPNS directory in the name server

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

      [1mdpns_DIR *dpns_opendir (const char *[4m[22mpath[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
      [1mdpns_opendir  [22mopens  a  DPNS directory in the name server to be used in
      subsequent [1mdpns_readdir [22moperations.  A [1mdpns_DIR [22mstructure and a  buffer
      to cache the directory entries are allocated in the client API.

      [4mpath[24m   specifies  the  logical  pathname  relative  to the current DPNS
             directory or the full DPNS pathname.

[1mRETURN VALUE[0m
      This routine returns a pointer to be used in the  subsequent  directory
      function calls if the operation was successful or NULL if the operation
      failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mERRORS[0m
      [1mENOENT       [22mA component of [4mpath[24m prefix does not exist  or  [4mpath[24m  is  a
                   null pathname.

      [1mEACCES       [22mSearch  permission  is  denied  on a component of the [4mpath[0m
                   prefix or read permission is denied on [4mpath[24m.

      [1mEFAULT       [4m[22mpath[24m is a NULL pointer.

      [1mENOTDIR      [22mA component of [4mpath[24m prefix is not a directory.

      [1mENAMETOOLONG [22mThe length of [4mpath[24m exceeds [1mCA_MAXPATHLEN [22mor the length  of
                   a [4mpath[24m component exceeds [1mCA_MAXNAMELEN[22m.

      [1mSENOSHOST    [22mHost unknown.

      [1mSENOSSERV    [22mService unknown.

      [1mSECOMERR     [22mCommunication error.

      [1mENSNACT      [22mName server is not running or is being shutdown.

[1mSEE ALSO[0m
      [1mCastor_limits(4)[22m,     [1mdpns_chdir(3)[22m,    [1mdpns_closedir(3)[22m,    [1mdpns_read-[0m
      [1mdir(3), dpns_readdirx(3)[22m, [1mdpns_rewinddir(3)[0m

[1mAUTHOR[0m
      [1mLCG Grid Deployment [22mTeam

DPNS                     $Date: 2001/10/04 12:12:46 $          DPNS_OPENDIR(3)