dpns_readlink man page

DPNS_READLINK(3) DPNS Library Functions DPNS_READLINK(3)

[1mNAME[0m
dpns_readlink - read value of a symbolic link in the DPNS Name Server

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

[1mint dpns_readlink (const char *[4m[22mpath[24m[1m, char *[4m[22mbuf[24m[1m, size_t [4m[22mbufsiz[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
[1mdpns_readlink [22mreads the value of a symbolic link in the DPNS Name
Server.

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

[4mbuf[24m points at a buffer to receive the value.

[4mbufsiz[24m gives the buffer size.

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

[1mERRORS[0m
[1mENOENT [22mThe named link does not exist or is a null pathname.

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

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

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

[1mEINVAL [4m[22mpath[24m is not a symbolic link.

[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_stat(3), dpns_statg(3)[22m, [1mdpns_sym-[0m
[1mlink(3)[0m

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

DPNS $Date: 2004/06/28 09:46:55 $ DPNS_READLINK(3)

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