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filter_wait

filter_wait

Section: util/filter.h (3) Updated: 12 July 2007
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NAME

filter_wait - wrap waitpid to decode the exitcode and why your filter quit  

SYNOPSIS

#include <util/filter.h>

NEOERR *filter_wait(pid_t pid, int options, int *exitcode);


 

ARGUMENTS

pid -> the process identifier to wait for
options -> the options to pass to waitpid (see wait(2))

 

DESCRIPTION

filter_wait wraps the waitpid call and raises an error (with description) if the call failed. Note that if the ask for the exitcode and the process exited with a code other than zero, we don't raise an error. If you don't ask for the exitcode, and it is non-zero, we raise an error

 

RETURN VALUE

exitcode -> the exitcode if the process existed normally

 

SEE ALSO

filter_wait(3), filter_create_fp(3), filter_create_fd


 

Index

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SEE ALSO

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