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Write to a file descriptor and report errors.

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NAME explain_write_or_die - write to a file descriptor and report errors
SYNOPSIS #include <libexplain/write.h> void explain_write_or_die(int fildes, const void *data, long data_size);
DESCRIPTION The explain_write_or_die function is used to call the write(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_write(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: ssize_t result = explain_write_or_die(fildes, data, data_size); fildes The fildes, exactly as to be passed to the write(2) system call. data The data, exactly as to be passed to the write(2) system call. data_size The data_size, exactly as to be passed to the write(2) system call. Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
SEE ALSO write(2) write to a file descriptor explain_write(3) explain write(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
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explain_write_or_die(3) referred by explain(3)
refer to _exit(2) | explain_write(3) | write(2)