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Create an endpoint and report errors.

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explain_socket_or_die(3)             Library Functions Manual            explain_socket_or_die(3)

NAME explain_socket_or_die - create an endpoint and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/socket.h> void explain_socket_or_die(int domain, int type, int protocol);
DESCRIPTION The explain_socket_or_die function is used to call the socket(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_socket(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_socket_or_die(domain, type, protocol); domain The domain, exactly as to be passed to the socket(2) system call. type The type, exactly as to be passed to the socket(2) system call. protocol The protocol, exactly as to be passed to the socket(2) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
SEE ALSO socket(2) create an endpoint for communication explain_socket(3) explain socket(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
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explain_socket_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_socket(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_socket(3) | socket(2)