PAPI_event_name_to_code (3) - Linux Man Pages

NAME

PAPI_event_name_to_code -

Convert a name to a numeric hardware event code.

SYNOPSIS


Detailed Description

@par C Interface:
#include <papi.h> @n
int PAPI_event_name_to_code( char * EventName, int * EventCode );

PAPI_event_name_to_code is used to translate an ASCII PAPI event name 
into an integer PAPI event code. 

@param *EventCode 
    The numeric code for the event. 
@param *EventName
    A string containing the event name as listed in PAPI_presets or discussed in PAPI_native.

@retval PAPI_EINVAL 
    One or more of the arguments is invalid.
@retval PAPI_ENOTPRESET 
    The hardware event specified is not a valid PAPI preset.
@retval PAPI_ENOINIT 
    The PAPI library has not been initialized.
@retval PAPI_ENOEVNT 
    The hardware event is not available on the underlying hardware. 

@par Examples:


 

*   int EventCode, EventSet = PAPI_NULL;
*   // Convert to integer
*   if ( PAPI_event_name_to_code( "PAPI_TOT_INS", &EventCode ) != PAPI_OK )
*   handle_error( 1 );
*   // Create the EventSet
*   if ( PAPI_create_eventset( &EventSet ) != PAPI_OK )
*   handle_error( 1 );
*   // Add Total Instructions Executed to our EventSet
*   if ( PAPI_add_event( EventSet, EventCode ) != PAPI_OK )
*   handle_error( 1 );
*   

See Also:

PAPI_event_code_to_name

PAPI_remove_event

PAPI_get_event_info

PAPI_enum_event

PAPI_add_event

PAPI_add_named_event

PAPI_presets

PAPI_native

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