MP_GETOBJECTTYPE(3MPAPI) Common Multipath Management Library Functions


NAME


MP_GetObjectType - get an object type

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lMPAPI [ library... ]
#include <mpapi.h>

MP_STATUS MP_GetObjectType(MP_OID oid, MP_OBJECT_TYPE *pObjectType);


PARAMETERS


oid
The initialized object ID to have the type determined.


pObjectType
A pointer to an object ID that has type MP_OBJECT_TYPE
variable allocated by the caller. With a successful return
it contains the object type of oid.


DESCRIPTION


The MP_GetObjectType() function gets the object type of an initialized
object ID.


This API is provided so that clients can determine the type of object an
object ID represents. This can be very useful for a client function that
receives notifications.

RETURN VALUES


MP_STATUS_INVALID_OBJECT_TYPE

The oid does not specify any valid object type. This is most likely
to happen if an uninitialized object ID is passed to th e API.


MP_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

The pObjectType is null or specifies a memory area to which data
cannot be written.


MP_STATUS_SUCCESS

The operation is successful.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+---------------------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+---------------------------+
|Interface Stability | Standard: ANSI INCITS 412 |
| | Multipath Management API |
+--------------------+---------------------------+
|MT-Level | Safe |
+--------------------+---------------------------+

SEE ALSO


libMPAPI(3LIB), MP_RegisterForObjectVisibilityChanges(3MPAPI),
attributes(5)


Multipath Management API Version 1.0


February 15, 2006 MP_GETOBJECTTYPE(3MPAPI)