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mq_setattr(3) [centos man page]

MQ_GETATTR(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						     MQ_GETATTR(3)

NAME
mq_getattr, mq_setattr - get/set message queue attributes SYNOPSIS
#include <mqueue.h> int mq_getattr(mqd_t mqdes, struct mq_attr *attr); int mq_setattr(mqd_t mqdes, struct mq_attr *newattr, struct mq_attr *oldattr); Link with -lrt. DESCRIPTION
mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() respectively retrieve and modify attributes of the message queue referred to by the descriptor mqdes. mq_getattr() returns an mq_attr structure in the buffer pointed by attr. This structure is defined as: struct mq_attr { long mq_flags; /* Flags: 0 or O_NONBLOCK */ long mq_maxmsg; /* Max. # of messages on queue */ long mq_msgsize; /* Max. message size (bytes) */ long mq_curmsgs; /* # of messages currently in queue */ }; The mq_flags field contains flags associated with the open message queue description. This field is initialized when the queue is created by mq_open(3). The only flag that can appear in this field is O_NONBLOCK. The mq_maxmsg and mq_msgsize fields are set when the message queue is created by mq_open(3). The mq_maxmsg field is an upper limit on the number of messages that may be placed on the queue using mq_send(3). The mq_msgsize field is an upper limit on the size of messages that may be placed on the queue. Both of these fields must have a value greater than zero. Two /proc files that place ceilings on the values for these fields are described in mq_open(3). The mq_curmsgs field returns the number of messages currently held in the queue. mq_setattr() sets message queue attributes using information supplied in the mq_attr structure pointed to by newattr. The only attribute that can be modified is the setting of the O_NONBLOCK flag in mq_flags. The other fields in newattr are ignored. If the oldattr field is not NULL, then the buffer that it points to is used to return an mq_attr structure that contains the same information that is returned by mq_getattr(). RETURN VALUE
On success mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() return 0; on error, -1 is returned, with errno set to indicate the error. ERRORS
EBADF The descriptor specified in mqdes is invalid. EINVAL newattr->mq_flags contained set bits other than O_NONBLOCK. CONFORMING TO
POSIX.1-2001. NOTES
On Linux, mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() are library functions layered on top of the mq_getsetattr(2) system call. SEE ALSO
mq_close(3), mq_notify(3), mq_open(3), mq_receive(3), mq_send(3), mq_unlink(3), mq_overview(7) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.53 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 2010-08-29 MQ_GETATTR(3)

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MQ_GETATTR(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						     MQ_GETATTR(3)

NAME
mq_getattr, mq_setattr - get/set message queue attributes SYNOPSIS
#include <mqueue.h> int mq_getattr(mqd_t mqdes, struct mq_attr *attr); int mq_setattr(mqd_t mqdes, struct mq_attr *newattr, struct mq_attr *oldattr); Link with -lrt. DESCRIPTION
mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() respectively retrieve and modify attributes of the message queue referred to by the descriptor mqdes. mq_getattr() returns an mq_attr structure in the buffer pointed by attr. This structure is defined as: struct mq_attr { long mq_flags; /* Flags: 0 or O_NONBLOCK */ long mq_maxmsg; /* Max. # of messages on queue */ long mq_msgsize; /* Max. message size (bytes) */ long mq_curmsgs; /* # of messages currently in queue */ }; The mq_flags field contains flags associated with the open message queue description. This field is initialized when the queue is created by mq_open(3). The only flag that can appear in this field is O_NONBLOCK. The mq_maxmsg and mq_msgsize fields are set when the message queue is created by mq_open(3). The mq_maxmsg field is an upper limit on the number of messages that may be placed on the queue using mq_send(3). The mq_msgsize field is an upper limit on the size of messages that may be placed on the queue. Both of these fields must have a value greater than zero. Two /proc files that place ceilings on the values for these fields are described in mq_open(3). The mq_curmsgs field returns the number of messages currently held in the queue. mq_setattr() sets message queue attributes using information supplied in the mq_attr structure pointed to by newattr. The only attribute that can be modified is the setting of the O_NONBLOCK flag in mq_flags. The other fields in newattr are ignored. If the oldattr field is not NULL, then the buffer that it points to is used to return an mq_attr structure that contains the same information that is returned by mq_getattr(). RETURN VALUE
On success mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() return 0; on error, -1 is returned, with errno set to indicate the error. ERRORS
EBADF The descriptor specified in mqdes is invalid. EINVAL newattr->mq_flags contained set bits other than O_NONBLOCK. CONFORMING TO
POSIX.1-2001. NOTES
On Linux, mq_getattr() and mq_setattr() are library functions layered on top of the mq_getsetattr(2) system call. SEE ALSO
mq_close(3), mq_notify(3), mq_open(3), mq_receive(3), mq_send(3), mq_unlink(3), mq_overview(7) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 2010-08-29 MQ_GETATTR(3)

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