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explain_fchdir_or_die(3) Library Functions Manual explain_fchdir_or_die(3)

NAME

explain_fchdir_or_die - change directory and report errors

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplian/fchdir.h>
void explain_fchdir_or_die(int fildes);

DESCRIPTION

The explain_fchdir_or_die function is used to change directory via the fchdir(2) system call. On failure, it prints an error message on stderr via explain_fchdir(3), and exits.

This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the following example:

explain_fchdir_or_die(fildes);
fildes
exactly as to be passed to the fchdir(2) system call.

SEE ALSO

fchdir(3)
change working directory
explain_fchdir(3)
report fchdir(2) errors
exit(2)
terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 1.4
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller

AUTHOR

Written by Peter Miller <pmiller@opensource.org.au>