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Create a unique temporary file and report errors.

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explain_mkstemp_or_die(3)            Library Functions Manual           explain_mkstemp_or_die(3)

NAME explain_mkstemp_or_die - create a unique temporary file and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/mkstemp.h> int explain_mkstemp_or_die(char *templat); int explain_mkstemp_on_error(char *templat);
DESCRIPTION The explain_mkstemp_or_die function is used to call the mkstemp(3) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_mkstemp(3) function, and then the process terminates by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE). The explain_mkstemp_on_error function is used to call the mkstemp(3) system call. On fail‐ ure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from the explain_mkstemp(3) func‐ tion, but still returns to the caller. templat The template, exactly as to be passed to the mkstemp(3) system call.
RETURN VALUE The explain_mkstemp_or_die function only returns on success, see mkstemp(3) for more information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it does not return. The explain_mkstemp_on_error function always returns the value return by the wrapped mkstemp(3) system call.
EXAMPLE The explain_mkstemp_or_die function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example: int result = explain_mkstemp_or_die(templat);
SEE ALSO mkstemp(3) create a unique temporary file explain_mkstemp(3) explain mkstemp(3) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
explain_mkstemp_or_die(3)
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explain_mkstemp_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_mkstemp(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_mkstemp(3) | mkstemp(3)