explain_utime_or_die man page

explain_utime_or_die — change file times and report errors

Synopsis

#include <libexplain/utime.h>

void explain_utime_or_die(const char *pathname, const struct utimbuf *times);

Description

The explain_utime_or_die function is used to call the utime(2) system call.  On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_utime(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_utime_or_die(pathname, times);
pathname

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

times

The times, exactly as to be passed to the utime(2) system call.

Returns:

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

See Also

utime(2)

change file last access and modification times

explain_utime(3)

explain utime(2) errors

exit(2)

terminate the calling process

Referenced By

explain(3), explain_utime(3).