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explain_utime_or_die

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NAME

explain_utime_or_die - change file times and report errors  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/utime.h>

void explain_utime_or_die(const char *pathname, const struct utimbuf *times);  

DESCRIPTION

The explain_utime_or_die function is used to call the utime(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_utime(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_utime_or_die(pathname, times);
pathname
The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the utime(2) system call.
times
The times, exactly as to be passed to the utime(2) system call.
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
 

SEE ALSO

utime(2)
change file last access and modification times
explain_utime(3)
explain utime(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process
 

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 0.37
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller


 

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