nbd_get_structured_replies_negotiated - Man Page

see if structured replies are in use


 #include <libnbd.h>

 int nbd_get_structured_replies_negotiated (
       struct nbd_handle *h


After connecting you may call this to find out if the connection is using structured replies.  Note that this setting is sticky; this can return true even after a second nbd_opt_structured_reply(3) returns false because the server detected a duplicate request.

Return Value

This call returns a boolean value.


On error -1 is returned.

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

The following parameters must not be NULL: h. For more information see "Non-NULL parameters" in libnbd(3).

Handle State

The handle must be negotiating, or connected with the server, or shut down, otherwise this call will return an error.


This function first appeared in libnbd 1.2.

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


See Also

nbd_create(3), nbd_get_protocol(3), nbd_get_request_structured_replies(3), nbd_opt_structured_reply(3), nbd_set_request_structured_replies(3), libnbd(3).


Eric Blake

Richard W.M. Jones


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), libnbd-release-notes-1.2(1), NBD(3), nbd_get_protocol(3), nbd_get_request_structured_replies(3), nbdinfo(1), nbd_opt_structured_reply(3), nbd_set_request_meta_context(3), nbd_set_request_structured_replies(3), nbd_stats_chunks_received(3).

2023-05-10 libnbd-1.16.1