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Change file times and report errors.

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explain_utime_or_die(3)              Library Functions Manual             explain_utime_or_die(3)

NAME explain_utime_or_die - change file times and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/utime.h> void explain_utime_or_die(const char *pathname, const struct utimbuf *times);
DESCRIPTION The explain_utime_or_die function is used to call the utime(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_utime(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_utime_or_die(pathname, times); pathname The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the utime(2) system call. times The times, exactly as to be passed to the utime(2) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
SEE ALSO utime(2) change file last access and modification times explain_utime(3) explain utime(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
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explain_utime_or_die(3) referred by explain(3) | explain_utime(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_utime(3) | utime(2)