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explain_fstat_or_die

explain_fstat_or_die

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NAME

explain_fstat_or_die - get file status and report errors  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/fstat.h>

void explain_fstat_or_die(int fildes, struct stat *buf);  

DESCRIPTION

The explain_fstat_or_die function is used to call the fstat(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_fstat(3), and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:

explain_fstat_or_die(fildes, buf);
fildes
The fildes, exactly as to be passed to the fstat(2) system call.
buf
The buf, exactly as to be passed to the fstat(2) system call.
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
 

SEE ALSO

fstat(2)
get file status
explain_fstat(3)
explain fstat(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process
 

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 0.37
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller


 

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