libssh2_channel_process_startup (3) - Linux Man Pages
libssh2_channel_process_startup: request a shell on a channel
NAMElibssh2_channel_process_startup - request a shell on a channel
#include <libssh2.h> int libssh2_channel_process_startup(LIBSSH2_CHANNEL *channel, const char *request, unsigned int request_len, const char *message, unsigned int message_len);
DESCRIPTIONchannel - Active session channel instance.
request - Type of process to startup. The SSH2 protocol currently defines shell, exec, and subsystem as standard process services.
request_len - Length of request parameter.
message - Request specific message data to include.
message_len - Length of message parameter.
Initiate a request on a session type channel such as returned by libssh2_channel_open_ex(3)
RETURN VALUEReturn 0 on success or negative on failure. It returns LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN when it would otherwise block. While LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN is a negative number, it isn't really a failure per se.
ERRORSLIBSSH2_ERROR_ALLOC - An internal memory allocation call failed.
LIBSSH2_ERROR_SOCKET_SEND - Unable to send data on socket.