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explain_chdir_or_die(3) Library Functions Manual explain_chdir_or_die(3)


explain_chdir_or_die - change working directory and report errors


#include <libexplain/chdir.h>

void explain_chdir_or_die(const char * pathname);


The explain_chdir_or_die function is used to call the chdir(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_chdir(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:

The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the chdir(2) system call.
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.


libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller