explain_futimes_or_die man page

explain_futimes_or_die — change file timestamps and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/futimes.h>

void explain_futimes_or_die(int fildes, const struct timeval *tv);

Description

The explain_futimes_or_die function is used to call the futimes(3) system call.  On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_futimes(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_futimes_or_die(fildes, tv);
fildes

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

tv

The tv, exactly as to be passed to the futimes(3) system call.

Returns:

This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

See Also

futimes(3)

change file timestamps

explain_futimes(3)

explain futimes(3) errors

exit(2)

terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_futimes(3).