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PAPI_query_named_event(3)					       PAPI						 PAPI_query_named_event(3)

PAPI_query_named_event - Query if a named PAPI event exists.
Detailed Description C Interface: #include <papi.h> int PAPI_query_named_event(char *EventName); PAPI_query_named_event() asks the PAPI library if the PAPI named event can be counted on this architecture. If the event CAN be counted, the function returns PAPI_OK. If the event CANNOT be counted, the function returns an error code. This function also can be used to check the syntax of native and user events. Parameters: EventName -- a defined event such as PAPI_TOT_INS. Return values: PAPI_EINVAL One or more of the arguments is invalid. PAPI_ENOEVNT The PAPI preset is not available on the underlying hardware. Examples * int retval; * // Initialize the library * retval = PAPI_library_init(PAPI_VER_CURRENT); * if (retval != PAPI_VER_CURRENT) { * fprintf(stderr, * exit(1); * } * if (PAPI_query_named_event("PAPI_TOT_INS") != PAPI_OK) { * fprintf(stderr, * exit(1); * } * See Also: PAPI_query_event Author Generated automatically by Doxygen for PAPI from the source code. Version Tue Jun 17 2014 PAPI_query_named_event(3)