explain_getcwd_or_die man page

explain_getcwd_or_die — get current working directory and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/getcwd.h>

void explain_getcwd_or_die(char *buf, size_t size);

Description

The explain_getcwd_or_die function is used to call the getcwd(2) system call.  On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_getcwd(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_getcwd_or_die(buf, size);
buf

The buf, exactly as to be passed to the getcwd(2) system call.

size

The size, exactly as to be passed to the getcwd(2) system call.

Returns:

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

See Also

getcwd(2)

Get current working directory

explain_getcwd(3)

explain getcwd(2) errors

exit(2)

terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_getcwd(3).