explain_statfs_or_die man page

explain_statfs_or_die — get file system statistics and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/statfs.h>

void explain_statfs_or_die(const char *pathname, struct statfs *data);
int explain_statfs_on_error(const char *pathname, struct statfs *data);

Description

The explain_statfs_or_die function is used to call the statfs(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_statfs(3) function, and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

The explain_statfs_on_error function is used to call the statfs(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_statfs(3) function, but still returns to the caller.

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

Return Value

The explain_statfs_or_die function only returns on success, see statfs(2) for more information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return.

The explain_statfs_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped statfs(2) system call.

Example

The explain_statfs_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:

explain_statfs_or_die(pathname, data);

See Also

statfs(2)
get file system statistics
explain_statfs(3)
explain statfs(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_statfs(3).