explain_fpathconf_or_die man page

explain_fpathconf_or_die — get file configuration and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/fpathconf.h>

long explain_fpathconf_or_die(int fildes, int name);

Description

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

long result = explain_fpathconf_or_die(fildes, name);
fildes

The fildes, exactly as to be passed to the fpathconf(3) system call.

name

The name, exactly as to be passed to the fpathconf(3) system call.

Returns:

This function only returns on success, see fpathconf(3) for more information.  On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

See Also

fpathconf(3)

get configuration values for files

explain_fpathconf(3)

explain fpathconf(3) errors

exit(2)

terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_fpathconf(3).