explain_getchar_or_die man page

explain_getchar_or_die — input of characters and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/getchar.h>

void explain_getchar_or_die(void);

Description

The explain_getchar_or_die function is used to call the getchar(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_getchar(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_getchar_or_die();
Returns:
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

See Also

getchar(3)
input of characters
explain_getchar(3)
explain getchar(3) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_getchar(3).