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NAME

       modbus_reply - send a reponse to the received request

SYNOPSIS

       *int modbus_reply(modbus_t *ctx, const uint8_t *req, int req_length, modbus_mapping_t
       *mb_mapping);

DESCRIPTION

       The modbus_reply() function shall send a response to received request. The request req
       given in argument is analyzed, a response is then built and sent by using the information
       of the modbus context ctx.

       If the request indicates to read or write a value the operation will done in the modbus
       mapping mb_mapping according to the type of the manipulated data.

       If an error occurs, an exception response will be sent.

       This function is designed for Modbus server.

RETURN VALUE

       The modbus_reply() function shall return the length of the response sent if successful.
       Otherwise it shall return -1 and set errno.

ERRORS

       EMBMDATA
           Sending has failed

       See also the errors returned by the syscall used to send the response (eg. send or write).

SEE ALSO

       modbus_reply_exception(3) libmodbus(7)

AUTHORS

       The libmodbus documentation was written by St├ęphane Raimbault
       <stephane.raimbault@gmail.com[1]>

NOTES

        1. stephane.raimbault@gmail.com
           mailto:stephane.raimbault@gmail.com