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fmtmsg.h(3head) [opensolaris man page]

fmtmsg.h(3HEAD) 						      Headers							   fmtmsg.h(3HEAD)

NAME
fmtmsg.h, fmtmsg - message display structures SYNOPSIS
#include <fmtmsg.h> DESCRIPTION
The <fmtmsg.h> header defines the following macros, which expand to constant integer expressions: MM_HARD Source of the condition is hardware. MM_SOFT Source of the condition is software. MM_FIRM Source of the condition is firmware. MM_APPL Condition detected by application. MM_UTIL Condition detected by utility. MM_OPSYS Condition detected by operating system. MM_RECOVER Recoverable error. MM_NRECOV Non-recoverable error. MM_HALT Error causing application to halt. MM_ERROR Application has encountered a non-fatal fault. MM_WARNING Application has detected unusual non-error condition. MM_INFO Informative message. MM_NOSEV No severity level provided for the message. MM_PRINT Display message on standard error. MM_CONSOLE Display message on system console. The table below indicates the null values and identifiers for fmtmsg(3C) arguments. The <fmtmsg.h> header defines the macros in the Identi- fier column, which expand to constant expressions that expand to expressions of the type indicated in the Type column: Argument Type Null-Value Identifier label char* (char*) NULL MM_NULLLBL severity int 0 MM_NULLSEV class long 0L MM_NULLMC text char* (char*) NULL MM_NULLTXT action char* (char*) NULL MM_NULLACT tag char* (char*) NULL MM_NULLTAG The <fmtmsg.h> header also defines the following macros for use as return values for fmtmsg(): MM_OK The function succeeded. MM_NOTOK The function failed completely. MM_NOMSG The function was unable to generate a message on standard error, but otherwise succeeded. MM_NOCON The function was unable to generate a console message, but otherwise succeeded. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
fmtmsg(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 10 Sep 2004 fmtmsg.h(3HEAD)

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