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|LFC_PING(3)||LFC Library Functions||LFC_PING(3)|
NAME¶lfc_ping - check if name server is alive and return its version number
int lfc_ping (char *server, char *info)
DESCRIPTION¶lfc_ping checks if the name server is alive and returns its version number.
- specifies the LFC Name Server hostname. If NULL, the LFC_HOST environment variable is used.
- points at a buffer to receive the information (currently the version number). The buffer must be at least 256 characters long.
RETURN VALUE¶This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation failed. In the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.
- info is a NULL pointer.
- Host unknown.
- Service unknown.
- Communication error.
- Name server is not running or is being shutdown.
|$Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $||LFC|