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ADDSEVERITY

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2016-03-15
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NAME

addseverity - introduce new severity classes  

SYNOPSIS

#include <fmtmsg.h>int addseverity(int severity, const char *s);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

addseverity():
    Since glibc 2.19:
        _DEFAULT_SOURCE
    Glibc 2.19 and earlier:
        _SVID_SOURCE  

DESCRIPTION

This function allows the introduction of new severity classes which can be addressed by the severityargument of the fmtmsg(3) function. By default, that function knows only how to print messages for severity 0-4 (with strings (none), HALT, ERROR, WARNING, INFO). This call attaches the given string sto the given value severity. If sis NULL, the severity class with the numeric value severityis removed. It is not possible to overwrite or remove one of the default severity classes. The severity value must be nonnegative.  

RETURN VALUE

Upon success, the value MM_OKis returned. Upon error, the return value is MM_NOTOK. Possible errors include: out of memory, attempt to remove a nonexistent or default severity class.  

VERSIONS

addseverity() is provided in glibc since version 2.1.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
addseverity() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

This function is not specified in the X/Open Portability Guide although the fmtmsg(3) function is. It is available on System V systems.  

NOTES

New severity classes can also be added by setting the environment variable SEV_LEVEL.  

SEE ALSO

fmtmsg(3)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
VERSIONS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
NOTES
SEE ALSO

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