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EXPLAIN_FTIME_OR_DIE - reference manual online

Return date and time and report errors.

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explain_ftime_or_die(3)              Library Functions Manual             explain_ftime_or_die(3)

NAME explain_ftime_or_die - return date and time and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/ftime.h> void explain_ftime_or_die(struct timeb *tp); int explain_ftime_on_error(struct timeb *tp);
DESCRIPTION The explain_ftime_or_die function is used to call the ftime(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_ftime(3) function, and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE). The explain_ftime_on_error function is used to call the ftime(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_ftime(3) function, but still returns to the caller. tp The tp, exactly as to be passed to the ftime(3) system call.
RETURN VALUE The explain_ftime_or_die function only returns on success, see ftime(3) for more informa‐ tion. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return. The explain_ftime_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped ftime(3) system call.
EXAMPLE The explain_ftime_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the fol‐ lowing example: explain_ftime_or_die(tp);
SEE ALSO ftime(3) return date and time explain_ftime(3) explain ftime(3) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
explain_ftime_or_die(3)
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explain_ftime_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_ftime(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_ftime(3) | ftime(3)