Provided by: libpcp3-dev_3.2.0_i386
pmErrStr - convert a PMAPI error code into a string
const char *pmErrStr(int code)
cc ... -lpcp
Translate an error code into a text string, suitable for generating a
diagnostic message. By convention, all error codes are negative. The
small values are assumed to be negated versions of the Unix error codes
as defined in <errno.h> and the strings returned are as per
strerror(3C). The larger, negative error codes are Performance Metrics
Application Programming Interface (PMAPI) error conditions and
pmErrStr(3) returns an appropriate PMAPI error string, as determined by
The string value is held in a single static buffer, so the returned
value is only valid until the next call to pmErrStr.
pmerr(1), PMAPI(3) and perror(3C).