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Set system time and report errors.

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explain_stime_or_die(3)              Library Functions Manual             explain_stime_or_die(3)

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