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Execute a file and report errors.

explain_execvp_or_die(3)             Library Functions Manual            explain_execvp_or_die(3)

NAME explain_execvp_or_die - execute a file and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/execvp.h> void explain_execvp_or_die(const char *pathname, char *const *argv);
DESCRIPTION The explain_execvp_or_die function is used to call the execvp(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_execvp(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_execvp_or_die(pathname, argv); pathname The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the execvp(3) system call. argv The argv, exactly as to be passed to the execvp(3) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
SEE ALSO execvp(3) execute a file explain_execvp(3) explain execvp(3) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
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explain_execvp_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_execvp(3)
refer to exec(3) | _exit(2) | explain_execvp(3)