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Manual Reference Pages  -  EXPLAIN_GETADDRINFO_OR_DIE (3)

NAME

explain_getaddrinfo_or_die - network address translation and report errors
"network address translation and report errors"

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

#include <libexplain/getaddrinfo.h>

void explain_getaddrinfo_or_die(const char *node, const char *service, const struct addrinfo *hints, struct addrinfo **res);

DESCRIPTION

The B]explain_getaddrinfo_or_die function is used to call the I]getaddrinfo(3) system call. On failure, an explanation will be printed to I]stderr, obtained from I]explain_getaddrinfo(3), and then 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_getaddrinfo_or_die(node, service, hints, res);

I]node The node, exactly as to be passed to the I]getaddrinfo(3) system call.
I]service
  The service, exactly as to be passed to the I]getaddrinfo(3) system call.
I]hints The hints, exactly as to be passed to the I]getaddrinfo(3) system call.
I]res The res, exactly as to be passed to the I]getaddrinfo(3) system call.
Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.

SEE ALSO

I]getaddrinfo(3)
  network address and service translation
I]explain_getaddrinfo(3)
  explain I]getaddrinfo(3) errors
I]exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT

libexplain version 1.3
Copyright © 2008 Peter Miller
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