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Prepare for charset conversion and report errors.

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explain_iconv_open_or_die(3)         Library Functions Manual        explain_iconv_open_or_die(3)

NAME explain_iconv_open_or_die - prepare for charset conversion and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/iconv_open.h> iconv_t explain_iconv_open_or_die(const char *tocode, const char *fromcode); iconv_t explain_iconv_open_on_error(const char *tocode, const char *fromcode);
DESCRIPTION The explain_iconv_open_or_die function is used to call the iconv_open(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_iconv_open(3) function, and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE). The explain_iconv_open_on_error function is used to call the iconv_open(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_iconv_open(3) function, but still returns to the caller. tocode The tocode, exactly as to be passed to the iconv_open(3) system call. fromcode The fromcode, exactly as to be passed to the iconv_open(3) system call.
RETURN VALUE The explain_iconv_open_or_die function only returns on success, see iconv_open(3) for more information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return. The explain_iconv_open_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped iconv_open(3) system call.
EXAMPLE The explain_iconv_open_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example: iconv_t result = explain_iconv_open_or_die(tocode, fromcode);
SEE ALSO iconv_open(3) allocate descriptor for character set conversion explain_iconv_open(3) explain iconv_open(3) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
explain_iconv_open_or_die(3)
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explain_iconv_open_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_iconv_open(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_iconv_open(3) | iconv_open(3)