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explain_mkstemp_or_die

explain_mkstemp_or_die

Section: C Library Functions (3)
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NAME

explain_mkstemp_or_die - create a unique temporary file and report errors  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/mkstemp.h>

int explain_mkstemp_or_die(char *template);
int explain_mkstemp_on_error(char *template);  

DESCRIPTION

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

The explain_mkstemp_on_error function is used to call the mkstemp(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_mkstemp(3) function, but still returns to the caller.

template
The template, exactly as to be passed to the mkstemp(3) system call.
 

RETURN VALUE

The explain_mkstemp_or_die function only returns on success, see mkstemp(3) for more information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return.

The explain_mkstemp_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped mkstemp(3) system call.  

EXAMPLE

The explain_mkstemp_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:
int result = explain_mkstemp_or_die(template);
 

SEE ALSO

mkstemp(3)
create a unique temporary file
explain_mkstemp(3)
explain mkstemp(3) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process
 

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 0.37
Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Miller


 

Index

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
EXAMPLE
SEE ALSO
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