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