PTREE_UPDATE_PROPVAL(3PICLTREE) PICL Plug-In Library Functions


NAME


ptree_update_propval, ptree_update_propval_by_name - update a property
value

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lpicltree [ library... ]
#include <picltree.h>

int ptree_update_propval(picl_prophdl_t proph, void *valbuf,
size_t nbytes);


int ptree_update_propval_by_name(picl_nodehdl_t nodeh,
char *name, void *valbuf, size_t nbytes);


DESCRIPTION


The ptree_update_propval() function updates the value of the property
specified by proph with the value specified in the buffer valbuf. The
size of the buffer valbuf is specified in nbytes.


The ptree_update_propval_by_name() function updates the value of the
property, whose name is specified by name, of the node specified by
handle nodeh. The new value is specified in the buffer valbuf, whose
size is specified in nbytes.


For volatile properties, the write access function provided by the plug-
in publishing the property is invoked.

RETURN VALUES


Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. On failure, a non-negative
integer is returned to indicate an error.


PICL_STALEHANDLE is returned if the handle is no longer valid. This
occurs if the PICL tree was refreshed or reinitialized.


PICL_INVALIDHANDLE is returned if the specified handle never existed.

ERRORS


PICL_VALUETOOBIG
Value too big


PICL_NOTPROP
Not a property


PICL_NOTNODE
Not a node


PICL_INVALIDHANDLE
Invalid handle


PICL_STALEHANDLE
Stale handle


PICL_PROPNOTFOUND
Property not found


ATTRIBUTES


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


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Evolving |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|MT-Level | MT-Safe |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


ptree_get_propval(3PICLTREE), attributes(5)


March 28, 2000 PTREE_UPDATE_PROPVAL(3PICLTREE)