SCF_ENTRY_CREATE(3SCF) Service Configuration Facility Library Functions


NAME


scf_entry_create, scf_entry_handle, scf_entry_destroy,
scf_entry_destroy_children, scf_entry_reset, scf_entry_add_value - create
and manipulate transaction in the Service Configuration Facility

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lscf [ library... ]
#include <libscf.h>

scf_transaction_entry_t *scf_entry_create(scf_handle_t *handle);


scf_handle_t *scf_entry_handle(scf_transaction_entry_t *entry);


void scf_entry_destroy(scf_transaction_entry_t *entry);


void scf_entry_destroy_children(scf_transaction_entry_t *entry);


void scf_entry_reset(scf_transaction_entry_t *entry);


int scf_entry_add_value(scf_transaction_entry_t *entry,
scf_value_t *value);


DESCRIPTION


The scf_entry_create() function allocates a new transaction entry handle.
The scf_entry_destroy() function destroys the transaction entry handle.


The scf_entry_handle() function retrieves the handle associated with
entry.


A transaction entry represents a single action on a property in a
property group. If an entry is added to a transaction using
scf_transaction_property_new(3SCF),
scf_transaction_property_change(3SCF), or
scf_transaction_property_change_type(3SCF), scf_entry_add_value() can be
called zero or more times to set up the set of values for that property.
Each value must be set and of a compatible type to the type associated
with the entry. When later retrieved from the property, the values will
have the type of the entry. If the values are committed successfully with
scf_transaction_commit(3SCF), they will be set in the order in which they
were added with scf_entry_add_value().


The scf_entry_reset() function resets a transaction entry, disassociating
it from any transaction it is a part of (invalidating the transaction in
the process), and disassociating any values that were added to it.


The scf_entry_destroy_children() function destroys all values associated
with the transaction entry. The entry itself is not destroyed.

RETURN VALUES


Upon successful completion, scf_entry_create() returns a new
scf_transaction_entry_t. Otherwise, it returns NULL.


Upon successful completion, scf_entry_handle() returns the handle
associated with the transaction entry. Otherwise, it returns NULL.


Upon successful completion, scf_entry_add_value() returns 0. Otherwise,
it returns -1.

ERRORS


The scf_entry_create() function will fail if:

SCF_ERROR_INVALID_ARGUMENT
The handle argument is NULL.


SCF_ERROR_NO_MEMORY
There is not enough memory to allocate an
scf_transaction_entry_t.


The scf_entry_handle() function will fail if:

SCF_ERROR_HANDLE_DESTROYED
The handle associated with entry has been
destroyed.


The scf_entry_add_value() function will fail if:

SCF_ERROR_HANDLE_MISMATCH
The value and entry arguments are not
derived from the same handle.


SCF_ERROR_IN_USE
The value has been added to another entry.


SCF_ERROR_INTERNAL
An internal error occurred.


SCF_ERROR_INVALID_ARGUMENT
The value argument is not set, or the entry
was added to the transaction using
scf_transaction_property_delete(3SCF).


SCF_ERROR_NOT_SET
The transaction entry is not associated
with a transaction.


SCF_ERROR_TYPE_MISMATCH
The type of the value argument does not
match the type that was set using
scf_transaction_property_new(),
scf_transaction_property_change(), or
scf_transaction_property_change_type().


The scf_error(3SCF) function can be used to retrieve the error value.

ATTRIBUTES


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


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

SEE ALSO


libscf(3LIB), scf_error(3SCF), scf_transaction_commit(3SCF),
scf_transaction_property_change(3SCF),
scf_transaction_property_change_type(3SCF),
scf_transaction_property_delete(3SCF),
scf_transaction_property_new(3SCF), scf_transaction_reset(3SCF),
attributes(5)


July 17, 2008 SCF_ENTRY_CREATE(3SCF)