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Close a file descriptor and report errors.

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explain_close_or_die(3)              Library Functions Manual             explain_close_or_die(3)

NAME explain_close_or_die - close a file descriptor and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/close.h> void explain_close_or_die(int fildes);
DESCRIPTION The explain_close_or_die function is used to call the close(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_close(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_close_or_die(fildes); fildes The fildes, exactly as to be passed to the close(2) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
SEE ALSO close(2) close a file descriptor explain_close(3) explain close(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
explain_close_or_die(3)
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explain_close_or_die(3) referred by explain(3)
refer to close(2) | _exit(2) | explain_close(3)