explain_chdir_or_die man page

explain_chdir_or_die — change working directory and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/chdir.h>

void explain_chdir_or_die(const char * pathname);

Description

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

Referenced By

explain(3).