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EXPLAIN_UNLINK_OR_DIE(3) - man page online | library functions

Delete a file and report errors.

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NAME

explain_unlink_or_die - delete a file and report errors

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/unlink.h> void explain_unlink_or_die(const char *pathname);

DESCRIPTION

The explain_unlink_or_die function is used to call the unlink(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_unlink(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_unlink_or_die(pathname); pathname The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the unlink(2) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

SEE ALSO

unlink(2) delete a name and possibly the file it refers to explain_unlink(3) explain unlink(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
libexplain version 1.4 Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller
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refer to _exit(2) | explain_unlink(3) | unlink(2)