|explain_fopen_or_die(3)||Library Functions Manual||explain_fopen_or_die(3)|
NAME¶explain_fopen_or_die - open file and report errors
FILE *explain_fopen_or_die(const char *pathname, const char *flags);
DESCRIPTION¶The explain_fopen_or_die() function opens the file whose name is the string pointed to by pathname and associates a stream with it. See fopen(3) for more information.
This is a quick and simple way for programs to constitently report file open errors in a consistent and detailed fahion.
RETURN VALUE¶Upon successful completion explain_fopen_or_die returns a FILE pointer.
If an error occurs, explain_fopen will be called to explain the error, which will be printed onto stderr, and then the process will terminate by calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE).
COPYRIGHT¶libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller