explain_pipe_or_die man page
explain_pipe_or_die — create pipe and report errors
void explain_pipe_or_die(int *pipefd);
The explain_pipe_or_die function is used to call the pipe(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_pipe(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:
The pipefd, exactly as to be passed to the pipe(2) system call.
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
explain pipe(2) errors
terminate the calling process
libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Miller