status.i4.v = blm_num_machine_states(num_states.i4.r)

	This routine returns the number of BLM states for the
	machine last requested by a call to bpm_machine_c.

	num_states	returned number of BLM states

	This function returns ACNET status values as follows:

	OK			success
	CBS_NOTYET		current machine is not supported
	otherwise		error reading number of BLM states

	This function requires the following include files:

	ul_cbsaux/bpmuti.h, acnet_errors_h

	Related functions:

	bpm_machine_c, bpm_num_machine_states, blm_num_abort_states,
	blm_get_abort_map, blm_set_abort_map_c, blm_set_abort_mask_c,
	blm_set_abort_threshold_c, blm_get_names, blm_query,
	bpm_data_source_c, bpm_beam_cycle_info, blm_get_data_c

	C/C++ usage:

	int	status;
	int	num_states;

	status = blm_num_machine_states(&num_states);