addsev(3C)addsev(3C)NAMEaddsev() - define additional severities for formatting routines
The routine allows the user to define additional severities to be used
by formatting routines (see pfmt(3C)) in the standard message format.
sev is the severity level. It must be between 5 and 255 inclusively.
sev_string is a character string to be associated for this severity
level. If the severity component of the flags parameter of the format‐
ting routines matches sev, sev_string is printed as the severity
The routine may be called multiple times to set up a list of associa‐
tions. If sev is already set, sev_string overwrites the previous
string. If sev_string is NULL, the association is removed from the
assumes that sev_string has already been translated into a locale-spe‐
cific string using the current locale.
If successful, returns zero. Otherwise, it returns
This example writes the following message to standard output:
SEE ALSOpfmt(3C), thread_safety(5).