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explain_remove_or_die(3)   Library Functions Manual   explain_remove_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_remove_or_die - delete a	file and report	errors

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

DESCRIPTION
       The explain_remove_or_die function is used to call the remove(2)	system
       call.  On failure an explanation	will be	printed	 to  stderr,  obtained
       from  explain_remove(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_remove_or_die(pathname);

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

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

SEE ALSO
       remove(2)
	       delete a	name and possibly the file it refers to

       explain_remove(3)
	       explain remove(2) errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2008 Peter	Miller

						      explain_remove_or_die(3)

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