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explain_gettimeofday_or_die

explain_gettimeofday_or_die

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NAME

explain_gettimeofday_or_die - get time and report errors  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/gettimeofday.h>

void explain_gettimeofday_or_die(struct timeval *tv, struct timezone *tz);  

DESCRIPTION

The explain_gettimeofday_or_die function is used to call the gettimeofday(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_gettimeofday(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_gettimeofday_or_die(tv, tz);
tv
The tv, exactly as to be passed to the gettimeofday(2) system call.
tz
The tz, exactly as to be passed to the gettimeofday(2) system call.
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
 

SEE ALSO

gettimeofday(2)
get time
explain_gettimeofday(3)
explain gettimeofday(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process
 

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 0.37
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller


 

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