explain_rmdir_or_die man page

explain_rmdir_or_die — delete a directory and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/rmdir.h>

void explain_rmdir_or_die(const char *pathname);

Description

The explain_rmdir_or_die function is used to call the rmdir(2) system call.  On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_rmdir(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_rmdir_or_die(pathname);
pathname

The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the rmdir(2) system call.

Returns:

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

See Also

rmdir(2)

delete a directory

explain_rmdir(3)

explain rmdir(2) errors

exit(2)

terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3).