explain_opendir_or_die man page
explain_opendir_or_die — open a directory and report errors
DIR *explain_opendir_or_die(const char *pathname);
The explain_opendir_or_die function is used to call the opendir(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_opendir(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:
DIR *dir = explain_opendir_or_die(pathname);
The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the opendir(3) system call.
On success, a pointer to the directory stream. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, does not return.
open a directory
explain opendir(3) errors
terminate the calling process
libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller