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This module includes functions that manipulate OpenThread message buffers.

Summary

Enumerations

otMessagePriority{
  OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_LOW = 0,
  OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_NORMAL = 1,
  OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_HIGH = 2
}
enum
This enumeration defines the OpenThread message priority levels.

Typedefs

otBufferInfo typedef
struct otBufferInfo
This structure represents the message buffer information.
otMessage typedef
struct otMessage
This structure points to an OpenThread message buffer.
otMessagePriority typedef
This enumeration defines the OpenThread message priority levels.
otMessageSettings typedef
This structure represents a message settings.

Functions

otMessageAppend(otMessage *aMessage, const void *aBuf, uint16_t aLength)
Append bytes to a message.
otMessageFree(otMessage *aMessage)
void
Free an allocated message buffer.
otMessageGetBufferInfo(otInstance *aInstance, otBufferInfo *aBufferInfo)
void
Get the Message Buffer information.
otMessageGetLength(const otMessage *aMessage)
uint16_t
Get the message length in bytes.
otMessageGetOffset(const otMessage *aMessage)
uint16_t
Get the message offset in bytes.
otMessageGetRss(const otMessage *aMessage)
int8_t
This function returns the average RSS (received signal strength) associated with the message.
otMessageIsLinkSecurityEnabled(const otMessage *aMessage)
bool
This function indicates whether or not link security is enabled for the message.
otMessageQueueDequeue(otMessageQueue *aQueue, otMessage *aMessage)
void
This function removes a message from the given message queue.
otMessageQueueEnqueue(otMessageQueue *aQueue, otMessage *aMessage)
void
This function adds a message to the end of the given message queue.
otMessageQueueEnqueueAtHead(otMessageQueue *aQueue, otMessage *aMessage)
void
This function adds a message at the head/front of the given message queue.
otMessageQueueGetHead(otMessageQueue *aQueue)
This function returns a pointer to the message at the head of the queue.
otMessageQueueGetNext(otMessageQueue *aQueue, const otMessage *aMessage)
This function returns a pointer to the next message in the queue by iterating forward (from head to tail).
otMessageQueueInit(otMessageQueue *aQueue)
void
Initialize the message queue.
otMessageRead(const otMessage *aMessage, uint16_t aOffset, void *aBuf, uint16_t aLength)
uint16_t
Read bytes from a message.
otMessageSetDirectTransmission(otMessage *aMessage, bool aEnabled)
void
This function sets/forces the message to be forwarded using direct transmission.
otMessageSetLength(otMessage *aMessage, uint16_t aLength)
Set the message length in bytes.
otMessageSetOffset(otMessage *aMessage, uint16_t aOffset)
void
Set the message offset in bytes.
otMessageWrite(otMessage *aMessage, uint16_t aOffset, const void *aBuf, uint16_t aLength)
int
Write bytes to a message.

Structs

otBufferInfo

This structure represents the message buffer information.

otMessage

This structure points to an OpenThread message buffer.

otMessageQueue

This structure represents an OpenThread message queue.

otMessageSettings

This structure represents a message settings.

Enumerations

otMessagePriority

 otMessagePriority

This enumeration defines the OpenThread message priority levels.

Properties
OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_HIGH

High priority level.

OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_LOW

Low priority level.

OT_MESSAGE_PRIORITY_NORMAL

Normal priority level.

Typedefs

otBufferInfo

struct otBufferInfo otBufferInfo

This structure represents the message buffer information.

otMessage

struct otMessage otMessage

This structure points to an OpenThread message buffer.

otMessagePriority

enum otMessagePriority otMessagePriority

This enumeration defines the OpenThread message priority levels.

otMessageSettings

struct otMessageSettings otMessageSettings

This structure represents a message settings.

Functions

otMessageAppend

otError otMessageAppend(
  otMessage *aMessage,
  const void *aBuf,
  uint16_t aLength
)

Append bytes to a message.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aBuf
A pointer to the data to append.
[in] aLength
Number of bytes to append.
Return Values
OT_ERROR_NONE
Successfully appended to the message
OT_ERROR_NO_BUFS
No available buffers to grow the message.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite

otMessageFree

void otMessageFree(
  otMessage *aMessage
)

Free an allocated message buffer.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
See also:
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite

otMessageGetBufferInfo

void otMessageGetBufferInfo(
  otInstance *aInstance,
  otBufferInfo *aBufferInfo
)

Get the Message Buffer information.

Details
Parameters
[in] aInstance
A pointer to the OpenThread instance.
[out] aBufferInfo
A pointer where the message buffer information is written.

otMessageGetLength

uint16_t otMessageGetLength(
  const otMessage *aMessage
)

Get the message length in bytes.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
Returns
The message length in bytes.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite
otMessageSetLength

otMessageGetOffset

uint16_t otMessageGetOffset(
  const otMessage *aMessage
)

Get the message offset in bytes.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
Returns
The message offset value.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite

otMessageGetRss

int8_t otMessageGetRss(
  const otMessage *aMessage
)

This function returns the average RSS (received signal strength) associated with the message.

Details
Returns
The average RSS value (in dBm) or OT_RADIO_RSSI_INVALID if no average RSS is available.

otMessageIsLinkSecurityEnabled

bool otMessageIsLinkSecurityEnabled(
  const otMessage *aMessage
)

This function indicates whether or not link security is enabled for the message.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
Return Values
TRUE
If link security is enabled.
FALSE
If link security is not enabled.

otMessageQueueDequeue

void otMessageQueueDequeue(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue,
  otMessage *aMessage
)

This function removes a message from the given message queue.

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to the message queue.
[in] aMessage
The message to remove.

otMessageQueueEnqueue

void otMessageQueueEnqueue(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue,
  otMessage *aMessage
)

This function adds a message to the end of the given message queue.

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to the message queue.
[in] aMessage
The message to add.

otMessageQueueEnqueueAtHead

void otMessageQueueEnqueueAtHead(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue,
  otMessage *aMessage
)

This function adds a message at the head/front of the given message queue.

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to the message queue.
[in] aMessage
The message to add.

otMessageQueueGetHead

otMessage * otMessageQueueGetHead(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue
)

This function returns a pointer to the message at the head of the queue.

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to a message queue.
Returns
A pointer to the message at the head of queue or NULL if queue is empty.

otMessageQueueGetNext

otMessage * otMessageQueueGetNext(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue,
  const otMessage *aMessage
)

This function returns a pointer to the next message in the queue by iterating forward (from head to tail).

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to a message queue.
[in] aMessage
A pointer to current message buffer.
Returns
A pointer to the next message in the queue after aMessage or NULL if aMessage is the tail of queue. NULL is returned ifaMessageis not in the queueaQueue`.

otMessageQueueInit

void otMessageQueueInit(
  otMessageQueue *aQueue
)

Initialize the message queue.

This function MUST be called once and only once for a otMessageQueue instance before any other otMessageQueue functions. The behavior is undefined if other queue APIs are used with an otMessageQueue before it being initialized or if it is initialized more than once.

Details
Parameters
[in] aQueue
A pointer to a message queue.

otMessageRead

uint16_t otMessageRead(
  const otMessage *aMessage,
  uint16_t aOffset,
  void *aBuf,
  uint16_t aLength
)

Read bytes from a message.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aOffset
An offset in bytes.
[in] aBuf
A pointer to a buffer that message bytes are read to.
[in] aLength
Number of bytes to read.
Returns
The number of bytes read.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageWrite

otMessageSetDirectTransmission

void otMessageSetDirectTransmission(
  otMessage *aMessage,
  bool aEnabled
)

This function sets/forces the message to be forwarded using direct transmission.

Default setting for a new message is false.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aEnabled
If true, the message is forced to use direct transmission. If false, the message follows the normal procedure.

otMessageSetLength

otError otMessageSetLength(
  otMessage *aMessage,
  uint16_t aLength
)

Set the message length in bytes.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aLength
A length in bytes.
Return Values
OT_ERROR_NONE
Successfully set the message length.
OT_ERROR_NO_BUFS
No available buffers to grow the message.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite

otMessageSetOffset

void otMessageSetOffset(
  otMessage *aMessage,
  uint16_t aOffset
)

Set the message offset in bytes.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aOffset
An offset in bytes.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageRead
otMessageWrite

otMessageWrite

int otMessageWrite(
  otMessage *aMessage,
  uint16_t aOffset,
  const void *aBuf,
  uint16_t aLength
)

Write bytes to a message.

Details
Parameters
[in] aMessage
A pointer to a message buffer.
[in] aOffset
An offset in bytes.
[in] aBuf
A pointer to a buffer that message bytes are written from.
[in] aLength
Number of bytes to write.
Returns
The number of bytes written.
See also:
otMessageFree
otMessageAppend
otMessageGetLength
otMessageSetLength
otMessageGetOffset
otMessageSetOffset
otMessageRead