nbd_set_export_name - set the export name
#include <libnbd.h> int nbd_set_export_name (struct nbd_handle *h, const char *export_name);
For servers which require an export name or can serve different content on different exports, set the
export_name to connect to. The default is the empty string
This is only relevant when connecting to servers using the newstyle protocol as the oldstyle protocol did not support export names. The NBD protocol limits export names to 4096 bytes, but servers may not support the full length. The encoding of export names is always UTF-8.
When option mode is not in use, the export name must be set before beginning a connection. However, when nbd_set_opt_mode(3) has enabled option mode, it is possible to change the export name prior to nbd_opt_go(3). In particular, the use of nbd_opt_list(3) during negotiation can be used to determine a name the server is likely to accept, and nbd_opt_info(3) can be used to learn details about an export before connecting.
This call may be skipped if using nbd_connect_uri(3) to connect to a URI that includes an export name.
If the call is successful the function returns
-1 is returned.
Refer to "ERROR HANDLING" in libnbd(3) for how to get further details of the error.
The handle must be newly created, or negotiating, otherwise this call will return an error.
This function first appeared in libnbd 1.0.
If you need to test if this function is available at compile time check if the following macro is defined:
#define LIBNBD_HAVE_NBD_SET_EXPORT_NAME 1
nbd_connect_uri(3), nbd_create(3), nbd_get_export_name(3), nbd_opt_go(3), nbd_opt_info(3), nbd_opt_list(3), nbd_set_opt_mode(3), libnbd(3).
Richard W.M. Jones
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