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PAPI_event_name_to_code(3)					       PAPI						PAPI_event_name_to_code(3)

PAPI_event_name_to_code - Convert a name to a numeric hardware event code.
Detailed Description @par C Interface: int PAPI_event_name_to_code( char * EventName, int * EventCode ); PAPI_event_name_to_code is used to translate an ASCII PAPI event name into an integer PAPI event code. @param *EventCode The numeric code for the event. @param *EventName A string containing the event name as listed in PAPI_presets or discussed in PAPI_native. @retval PAPI_EINVAL One or more of the arguments is invalid. @retval PAPI_ENOTPRESET The hardware event specified is not a valid PAPI preset. @retval PAPI_ENOINIT The PAPI library has not been initialized. @retval PAPI_ENOEVNT The hardware event is not available on the underlying hardware. @par Examples: * int EventCode, EventSet = PAPI_NULL; * // Convert to integer * if ( PAPI_event_name_to_code( "PAPI_TOT_INS", &EventCode ) != PAPI_OK ) * handle_error( 1 ); * // Create the EventSet * if ( PAPI_create_eventset( &EventSet ) != PAPI_OK ) * handle_error( 1 ); * // Add Total Instructions Executed to our EventSet * if ( PAPI_add_event( EventSet, EventCode ) != PAPI_OK ) * handle_error( 1 ); * See Also: PAPI_event_code_to_name PAPI_remove_event PAPI_get_event_info PAPI_enum_event PAPI_add_event PAPI_add_named_event PAPI_presets PAPI_native Author Generated automatically by Doxygen for PAPI from the source code. Version Tue Jun 17 2014 PAPI_event_name_to_code(3)