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explain_connect_or_die(3)  Library Functions Manual  explain_connect_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_connect_or_die  -  initiate a connection	on a socket and	report
       errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/connect.h>
       void   explain_connect_or_die(int   fildes,   const   struct   sockaddr
       *serv_addr, int serv_addr_size);

DESCRIPTION
       The explain_connect_or_die function is used to call the connect(2) sys-
       tem call.  On failure an	explanation will be  printed  to  stderr,  ob-
       tained  from  explain_connect(3),  and  then  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_connect_or_die(fildes, serv_addr,	serv_addr_size);

       fildes  The  fildes,  exactly  as to be passed to the connect(2)	system
	       call.

       serv_addr
	       The serv_addr, exactly as to be passed to the connect(2)	system
	       call.

       serv_addr_size
	       The  serv_addr_size,  exactly as	to be passed to	the connect(2)
	       system call.

       Returns:
	       This function only returns on success.  On failure,  prints  an
	       explanation and exits.

SEE ALSO
       connect(2)
	       initiate	a connection on	a socket

       explain_connect(3)
	       explain connect(2) errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2008 Peter	Miller

						     explain_connect_or_die(3)

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