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explain_pipe_or_die

explain_pipe_or_die

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NAME

explain_pipe_or_die - create pipe and report errors  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/pipe.h>

void explain_pipe_or_die(int *pipefd);  

DESCRIPTION

The explain_pipe_or_die function is used to call the pipe(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_pipe(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_pipe_or_die(pipefd);
pipefd
The pipefd, exactly as to be passed to the pipe(2) system call.
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
 

SEE ALSO

pipe(2)
create pipe
explain_pipe(3)
explain pipe(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process
 

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 0.37
Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Miller


 

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