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Manual Reference Pages  -  EXPLAIN_CHMOD_OR_DIE (3)

NAME

explain_chmod_or_die - change permissions of a file and report errors
"change permissions of a file and report errors"

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SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/chmod.h>
void explain_chmod_or_die(const char *pathname, int mode);

DESCRIPTION

The explain_chmod_or_die function is used to call the I]chmod(2) system call. On failure an explanation wiil be printed to stderr, obtained from I]explain_chmod(3), and the the process terminates by calling CW]exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

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

explain_chmod_or_die(pathname, mode);

pathname The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the I]chmod(2) system call.
mode The mode, exactly as to be passed to the I]chmod(2) system call.
Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exit(EXIT_FAILURE)s.

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 1.3
Copyright © 2008 Peter Miller

AUTHOR

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