explain_unlink_or_die man page
explain_unlink_or_die — delete a file and report errors
void explain_unlink_or_die(const char *pathname);
The explain_unlink_or_die function is used to call the unlink(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_unlink(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:
The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the unlink(2) system call.
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
delete a name and possibly the file it refers to
explain unlink(2) errors
terminate the calling process
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Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller