procmgr_ability_lookup()

Look up a process-manager ability

Synopsis:

#include <sys/procmgr.h>

int procmgr_ability_lookup( const char *name );

Since:

BlackBerry 10.0.0

Arguments:

name
The name of the ability. This should by convention consist of a service identifier followed by a capability identifier (e.g., "fs-qnx6/some_devctl").

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The procmgr_ability_lookup() function looks up a process-manager ability that was (or will be) created by a call to procmgr_ability_create().

There's no requirement for a call to procmgr_ability_create() to precede calls to procmgr_ability_lookup(). This avoids forcing any specific ordering of process initialization.

Returns:

A numeric ability identifier, which can then be used in a call to procmgr_ability() or to verify the abilities of a client, or a negative errno value if an error occurred.

Classification:

QNX Neutrino

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2014-06-24



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