lfc_readlink man page

LFC_READLINK(3)              LFC Library Functions             LFC_READLINK(3)

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

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

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

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

      [4mpath[24m   specifies the link name relative to the current LFC directory or
             the full LFC 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, [1mlfc_chdir(3)[22m, [1mlfc_statg(3)[22m, [1mlfc_symlink(3)[0m

[1mAUTHOR[0m
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LFC                      $Date: 2004/06/28 09:46:55 $          LFC_READLINK(3)