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Open a directory and report errors.

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explain_fdopendir_or_die(3)          Library Functions Manual         explain_fdopendir_or_die(3)

NAME explain_fdopendir_or_die - open a directory and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/fdopendir.h> DIR *explain_fdopendir_or_die(int fildes); DIR *explain_fdopendir_on_error(int fildes);
DESCRIPTION The explain_fdopendir_or_die function is used to call the fdopendir(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_fdopendir(3) function, and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE). The explain_fdopendir_on_error function is used to call the fdopendir(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_fdopendir(3) function, but still returns to the caller. fildes The fildes, exactly as to be passed to the fdopendir(3) system call.
RETURN VALUE The explain_fdopendir_or_die function only returns on success, see fdopendir(3) for more information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return. The explain_fdopendir_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped fdopendir(3) system call.
EXAMPLE The explain_fdopendir_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example: DIR *result = explain_fdopendir_or_die(fildes);
SEE ALSO fdopendir(3) open a directory explain_fdopendir(3) explain fdopendir(3) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
explain_fdopendir_or_die(3)
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explain_fdopendir_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_fdopendir(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_fdopendir(3) | opendir(3)