nbd_get_uri - construct an NBD URI for a connection
#include <libnbd.h> char * nbd_get_uri (struct nbd_handle *h);
This makes a best effort attempt to construct an NBD URI which could be used to connect back to the same server (using nbd_connect_uri(3)).
In some cases there is not enough information in the handle to successfully create a URI (eg. if you connected with nbd_connect_socket(3)). In such cases the call returns
NULL and further diagnostic information is available via nbd_get_errno(3) and nbd_get_error(3) as usual.
Even if a URI is returned it is not guaranteed to work, and it may not be optimal.
This call returns a string. The caller must free the returned string to avoid a memory leak.
NULL is returned.
Refer to "ERROR HANDLING" in libnbd(3) for how to get further details of the error.
The handle must be connecting, or negotiating, or connected with the server, or shut down, or dead, otherwise this call will return an error.
This function first appeared in libnbd 1.8.
If you need to test if this function is available at compile time check if the following macro is defined:
#define LIBNBD_HAVE_NBD_GET_URI 1
nbd_aio_connect_uri(3), nbd_connect_socket(3), nbd_connect_uri(3), nbd_create(3), nbd_get_errno(3), nbd_get_error(3), nbd_supports_uri(3), libnbd(3).
Richard W.M. Jones
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