explain_readdir_or_die man page
explain_readdir_or_die — read directory entry and report errors
struct dirent *explain_readdir_or_die(DIR *dir);
The explain_readdir_or_die function is used to call the readdir(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_readdir(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:
The dir, exactly as to be passed to the readdir(2) system call.
a pointer to a dirent structure, or NULL if end-of-file is reached. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
read directory entry
explain readdir(2) errors
terminate the calling process
libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller