Plan B User's Manual


Name

kind ­ Get box information

Synopsis

kindrq    box
kindrep box Stat
statusrep err

Description

This RPC is issued when Plan B wants to get the attributes for a box, or to be sure that it exists. Most system calls lead to kind requests.

The request sends just the box name.

The reply includes the box name and a complete Stat structure as described in info(2).

See also

info(2) and kind(2).


Plan B User's Manual. First edition.