|explain_fork_or_die(3)||Library Functions Manual||explain_fork_or_die(3)|
explain_fork_or_die - create a child process and report errors
The explain_fork_or_die function is used to call the fork(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_fork(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:
- This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller