lfc_ping man page
LFC_PING(3) LFC Library Functions LFC_PING(3)
lfc_ping - check if name server is alive and return its version number
[1mint lfc_ping (char *[4m[22mserver[24m[1m, char *[4m[22minfo[24m[1m)[0m
[1mlfc_ping [22mchecks if the name server is alive and returns its version
[4mserver[24m specifies the LFC Name Server hostname. If NULL, the LFC_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.
LFC $Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $ LFC_PING(3)