dpns_ping man page

DPNS_PING(3)                DPNS Library Functions                DPNS_PING(3)

      dpns_ping - check if name server is alive and return its version number

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

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

      [1mdpns_ping  [22mchecks  if  the name server is alive and returns its version

      [4mserver[24m specifies the DPNS Name Server hostname.  If NULL, the DPNS_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

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

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

      [1mSENOSHOST    [22mHost unknown.

      [1mSENOSSERV    [22mService unknown.

      [1mSECOMERR     [22mCommunication error.

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

DPNS                     $Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $             DPNS_PING(3)