pmLookupText − return text describing a performance metric
int pmLookupText(pmID pmid, int level, char **buffer);
cc ... −lpcp
Provided the source of metrics from the current Performance Metrics Application Programming Interface (PMAPI) context is a host, retrieve descriptive text about the performance metric identified by pmid.
The argument level should be PM_TEXT_ONELINE for a one-line summary, else PM_TEXT_HELP for a more verbose description, suited to a help dialog.
pmLookupText returns zero on success.
if the current PMAPI context is an archive log (help and one-line text is not maintained in the archive logs)