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explain_raise_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual    explain_raise_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_raise_or_die - send a signal to the caller and report errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/raise.h>
       void explain_raise_or_die(int sig);
       int explain_raise_on_error(int sig);

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

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

       sig     The sig,	exactly	as to be passed	to the raise(3)	system call.

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

       The explain_raise_on_error function always returns the value return  by
       the wrapped raise(3) system call.

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

SEE ALSO
       raise(3)
	       send a signal to	the caller

       explain_raise(3)
	       explain raise(3)	errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2009 Peter	Miller

						       explain_raise_or_die(3)

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