dpns_ping man page

DPNS_PING(3) DPNS Library Functions DPNS_PING(3)

[1mNAME[0m
dpns_ping - check if name server is alive and return its version number

[1mSYNOPSIS[0m
[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

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
[1mdpns_ping [22mchecks if the name server is alive and returns its version
number.

[1mOPTIONS[0m
[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
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.

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

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

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