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Create a directory and report errors.

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explain_mkdir_or_die(3)              Library Functions Manual             explain_mkdir_or_die(3)

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