Get the spawn-flags attribute of a spawn attributes object


#include <posix_spawnattr.h>

int posix_spawnattr_getflags(
       const posix_spawnattr_t *_Restrict attrp,
       short *_Restrict flags_p);


A spawn attributes object attrp used by the implementation.
A short function used for getting flag parameters.
A spawn attributes object is of type posix_spawnattr_t (defined in <spawn.h>) and it specifies the inheritance of process attributes across a spawn operation. IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 doesn't define comparison or assignment operators for the type posix_spawnattr_t.



Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.


The posix_spawnattr_getflags() function obtains the value of the spawn-flags attribute from the attributes object referenced by attrp.

Note: POSIX specifies posix_spawnattr_setflags() and posix_spawnattr_getflags() routines for the setting of predefined flags using a flags_p parameter, which is defined as a short type. QNX provides several extended attribute settings to extend the range of possible flag values using a uint32_t type for extended flags.

Use the spawn-flags attribute to indicate which process attributes to change in the new process image when invoking posix_spawn() or posix_spawnp(). It is the bitwise-inclusive OR of zero or more of the following flags that indicates which process the attributes change to:

These flags are defined in <spawn.h>. The default value of this attribute will be as if no flags were set.

These functions are part of the spawn option and don't need to be provided on all implementations.


Upon successful completion, posix_spawnattr_getflags() will return zero and store the value of the spawn-flags attribute of attrp into the object referenced by the flags_p parameter; otherwise, an error number is returned to indicate the error (errno is set).


For any invalid parameter.
The partition ID couldn't be added to the attributes object.


POSIX 1003.1 RTS

Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler Yes
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

See also:

posix_spawn(), posix_spawn_file_actions_addclose(), posix_spawn_file_actions_adddup2(), posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen(), posix_spawn_file_actions_destroy(), posix_spawn_file_actions_init(), posix_spawnattr_addpartid(), posix_spawnattr_addpartition(), posix_spawnattr_destroy(), posix_spawnattr_getcred(), posix_spawnattr_getnode(), posix_spawnattr_getpartid(), posix_spawnattr_getpgroup(), posix_spawnattr_getrunmask(), posix_spawnattr_getschedparam(), posix_spawnattr_getschedpolicy(), posix_spawnattr_getsigdefault(), posix_spawnattr_getsigignore(), posix_spawnattr_getsigmask(), posix_spawnattr_getstackmax(), posix_spawnattr_getxflags(), posix_spawnattr_init(), posix_spawnattr_setcred(), posix_spawnattr_setflags(), posix_spawnattr_setnode(), posix_spawnattr_setpgroup(), posix_spawnattr_setschedparam(), posix_spawnattr_setrunmask(), posix_spawnattr_setschedpolicy(), posix_spawnattr_setsigdefault(), posix_spawnattr_setsigignore(), posix_spawnattr_setsigmask(), posix_spawnattr_setstackmax(), posix_spawnattr_setxflags(), posix_spawnp()