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explain_chmod_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual    explain_chmod_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_chmod_or_die - change permissions of a file and report errors

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 chmod(2)	system
       call.  On failure an explanation	wiil be	printed	 to  stderr,  obtained
       from  explain_chmod(3),	and  the  the  process	terminates  by calling
       exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

       This function is	intended to be used in a fashion similar to  the  fol-
       lowing example:
	      explain_chmod_or_die(pathname, mode);

       pathname
	       The  pathname,  exactly	as to be passed	to the chmod(2)	system
	       call.

       mode    The mode, exactly as to be passed to the	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 (C) 2008 Peter	Miller

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

						       explain_chmod_or_die(3)

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