|<fmtmsg.h>(0P)||POSIX Programmer's Manual||<fmtmsg.h>(0P)|
NAMEfmtmsg.h - message display structures
DESCRIPTIONThe <fmtmsg.h> header shall define the following macros, which expand to constant integer expressions:
- Source of the condition is hardware.
- Source of the condition is software.
- Source of the condition is firmware.
- Condition detected by application.
- Condition detected by utility.
- Condition detected by operating system.
- Recoverable error.
- Non-recoverable error.
- Error causing application to halt.
- Application has encountered a non-fatal fault.
- Application has detected unusual non-error condition.
- Informative message.
- No severity level provided for the message.
- Display message on standard error.
Display message on system console.
The table below indicates the null values and identifiers for fmtmsg() arguments. The <fmtmsg.h> header shall define the macros in the Identifier column, which expand to constant expressions that expand to expressions of the type indicated in the Type column:
The <fmtmsg.h> header shall also define the following macros for use as return values for fmtmsg():
- The function succeeded.
- The function failed completely.
- The function was unable to generate a message on standard error, but otherwise succeeded.
The function was unable to generate a console message, but otherwise succeeded.
The following shall be declared as a function and may also be defined as a macro. A function prototype shall be provided.
int fmtmsg(long, const char *, int,
const char *, const char *, const char *);
The following sections are informative.
SEE ALSOThe System Interfaces volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, fmtmsg()
COPYRIGHTPortions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .
|2003||IEEE/The Open Group|