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AIX Version 4.3 Communications Technical Reference, Volume 1

xdr_callmsg Subroutine


Describes RPC call messages.


C Library (libc.a)


#include <rpc/rpc.h>
xdr_callmsg (xdrs, cmsg)
XDR *xdrs;
struct rpc_msg *cmsg;


The xdr_callmsg subroutine describes Remote Procedure Call (RPC) call messages. This subroutine generates messages similar to RPC messages without using the RPC program.


xdrs Points to the eXternal Data Representation (XDR) stream handle.
cmsg Points to the structure that contains the text of the call message.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a value of 1. If unsuccessful, it returns a value of 0.

Implementation Specifics

This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.

Related Information

List of RPC Programming References.

eXternal Data Representation (XDR) Overview for Programming and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Overview for Programming in AIX Version 4.3 Communications Programming Concepts.

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