nbd_aio_connect - Man Page

connect to the NBD server

Synopsis

 #include <libnbd.h>

 int nbd_aio_connect (struct nbd_handle *h,
                      const struct sockaddr *addr,
                      socklen_t addrlen);

Description

Begin connecting to the NBD server.  The addr and addrlen parameters specify the address of the socket to connect to.

You can check if the connection is still connecting by calling nbd_aio_is_connecting(3), or if it has connected to the server and completed the NBD handshake by calling nbd_aio_is_ready(3), on the connection.

Return Value

If the call is successful the function returns 0.

Errors

On error -1 is returned.

Refer to “ERROR HANDLING” in libnbd(3) for how to get further details of the error.

Handle State

The handle must be newly created, otherwise this call will return an error.

Version

This function first appeared in libnbd 1.0.

If you need to test if this function is available at compile time check if the following macro is defined:

 #define LIBNBD_HAVE_NBD_AIO_CONNECT 1

See Also

nbd_aio_is_connecting(3), nbd_aio_is_ready(3), nbd_create(3), libnbd(3).

Authors

Eric Blake

Richard W.M. Jones

License

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

Referenced By

libnbd(3), NBD(3), nbd_aio_get_direction(3), nbd_aio_is_created(3).

2020-10-05 libnbd-1.5.4