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explain_ftime_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual    explain_ftime_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_ftime_or_die - return date and time and report errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/ftime.h>
       void explain_ftime_or_die(struct	timeb *tp);
       int explain_ftime_on_error(struct timeb *tp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  explain_ftime_or_die  function is used to call the ftime(3)	system
       call. On	failure	an explanation will be	printed	 to  stderr,  obtained
       from  the explain_ftime(3) function, and	then the process terminates by
       calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

       The explain_ftime_on_error function is used to call the ftime(3)	system
       call.  On  failure  an  explanation will	be printed to stderr, obtained
       from the	explain_ftime(3) function, but still returns to	the caller.

       tp      The tp, exactly as to be	passed to the ftime(3) system call.

RETURN VALUE
       The explain_ftime_or_die	function only returns on success, see ftime(3)
       for  more  information. On failure, prints an explanation and exits, it
       does not	return.

       The explain_ftime_on_error function always returns the value return  by
       the wrapped ftime(3) system call.

EXAMPLE
       The  explain_ftime_or_die  function is intended to be used in a fashion
       similar to the following	example:
	      explain_ftime_or_die(tp);

SEE ALSO
       ftime(3)
	       return date and time

       explain_ftime(3)
	       explain ftime(3)	errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2009 Peter	Miller

						       explain_ftime_or_die(3)

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