explain_fgetc_or_die man page

explain_fgetc_or_die — input of characters and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/fgetc.h>

int explain_fgetc_or_die(FILE *fp);

Description

The explain_fgetc_or_die function is used to call the fgetc(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_fgetc(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:

int c = explain_fgetc_or_die(fp);
fp
The fp, exactly as to be passed to the fgetc(3) system call.
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

See Also

fgetc(3)
input of characters
explain_fgetc(3)
explain fgetc(3) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_fgetc(3).