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explain_mkdir_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual    explain_mkdir_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_mkdir_or_die - create a directory and report errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/mkdir.h>
       void explain_mkdir_or_die(const char *pathname);

DESCRIPTION
       The  explain_mkdir_or_die  function is used to call the mkdir(2)	system
       call.  On failure an explanation	will be	printed	 to  stderr,  obtained
       from  explain_mkdir(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_mkdir_or_die(pathname);

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

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

SEE ALSO
       mkdir(2)
	       create a	directory

       explain_mkdir(3)
	       explain mkdir(2)	errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2008 Peter	Miller

						       explain_mkdir_or_die(3)

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