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PMEMBLK_SET_ZERO(3) PMDK Programmer's Manual PMEMBLK_SET_ZERO(3)

NAME

pmemblk_set_zero(), pmemblk_set_error() - block management functions

SYNOPSIS


#include <libpmemblk.h>
int pmemblk_set_zero(PMEMblkpool *pbp, long long blockno);
int pmemblk_set_error(PMEMblkpool *pbp, long long blockno);

    

DESCRIPTION

The pmemblk_set_zero() function writes zeros to block number blockno in persistent memory resident array of blocks pbp. Using this function is faster than actually writing a block of zeros since libpmemblk(7) uses metadata to indicate the block should read back as zero.

The pmemblk_set_error() function sets the error state for block number blockno in persistent memory resident array of blocks pbp. A block in the error state returns errno EIO when read. Writing the block clears the error state and returns the block to normal use.

RETURN VALUE

On success, pmemblk_set_zero() and pmemblk_set_error() return 0. On error, they return -1 and set errno appropriately.

SEE ALSO

libpmemblk(7) and <https://pmem.io>
2020-10-16 PMDK - pmemblk API version 1.1