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explain_statfs(3)	   Library Functions Manual	     explain_statfs(3)

NAME
       explain_statfs -	explain	statfs(2) errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/statfs.h>
       const char *explain_statfs(const	char *pathname,	struct statfs *data);
       const char *explain_errno_statfs(int errnum, const char *pathname,
       struct statfs *data);
       void explain_message_statfs(char	*message, int message_size, const char
       *pathname, struct statfs	*data);
       void explain_message_errno_statfs(char *message,	int message_size, int
       errnum, const char *pathname, struct statfs *data);

DESCRIPTION
       These functions may be used to obtain explanations for errors  returned
       by the statfs(2)	system call.

   explain_statfs
       const char *explain_statfs(const	char *pathname,	struct statfs *data);

       The  explain_statfs function is used to obtain an explanation of	an er-
       ror returned by the statfs(2) system call. The least the	 message  will
       contain	is  the	 value of strerror(errno), but usually it will do much
       better, and indicate the	underlying cause in more detail.

       The errno global	variable will be used to obtain	the error value	to  be
       decoded.

       pathname
	       The  original pathname, exactly as passed to the	statfs(2) sys-
	       tem call.

       data    The original data, exactly as passed to	the  statfs(2)	system
	       call.

       Returns:
	       The message explaining the error. This message buffer is	shared
	       by all libexplain functions which do not	 supply	 a  buffer  in
	       their argument list.  This will be overwritten by the next call
	       to any libexplain function which	shares this buffer,  including
	       other threads.

       Note: This function is not thread safe, because it shares a return buf-
       fer across all threads, and many	other functions	in this	library.

       Example:	This function is intended to be	used in	a fashion  similar  to
       the following example:
	      if (statfs(pathname, data) < 0)
	      {
		  fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", explain_statfs(pathname, data));
		  exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
	      }

       The   above   code   example  is	 available  pre-packaged  as  the  ex-
       plain_statfs_or_die(3) function.

   explain_errno_statfs
       const char *explain_errno_statfs(int errnum, const char *pathname,
       struct statfs *data);

       The  explain_errno_statfs  function is used to obtain an	explanation of
       an error	returned by the	statfs(2) system call. The least  the  message
       will  contain  is  the value of strerror(errno),	but usually it will do
       much better, and	indicate the underlying	cause in more detail.

       errnum  The error value to be decoded, usually obtained from the	 errno
	       global  variable	 just  before this function is called. This is
	       necessary if you	need to	call any code between the system  call
	       to  be explained	and this function, because many	libc functions
	       will alter the value of errno.

       pathname
	       The original pathname, exactly as passed	to the statfs(2)  sys-
	       tem call.

       data    The  original  data,  exactly as	passed to the statfs(2)	system
	       call.

       Returns:
	       The message explaining the error. This message buffer is	shared
	       by  all	libexplain  functions  which do	not supply a buffer in
	       their argument list.  This will be overwritten by the next call
	       to  any libexplain function which shares	this buffer, including
	       other threads.

       Note: This function is not thread safe, because it shares a return buf-
       fer across all threads, and many	other functions	in this	library.

       Example:	 This  function	is intended to be used in a fashion similar to
       the following example:
	      if (statfs(pathname, data) < 0)
	      {
		  int err = errno;
		  fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", explain_errno_statfs(err, pathname,
		  data));
		  exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
	      }

       The   above   code   example  is	 available  pre-packaged  as  the  ex-
       plain_statfs_or_die(3) function.

   explain_message_statfs
       void explain_message_statfs(char	*message, int message_size, const char
       *pathname, struct statfs	*data);

       The explain_message_statfs function is used to obtain an	explanation of
       an error	returned by the	statfs(2) system call. The least  the  message
       will  contain  is  the value of strerror(errno),	but usually it will do
       much better, and	indicate the underlying	cause in more detail.

       The errno global	variable will be used to obtain	the error value	to  be
       decoded.

       message The location in which to	store the returned message. If a suit-
	       able message return buffer is supplied, this function is	thread
	       safe.

       message_size
	       The  size  in  bytes  of	the location in	which to store the re-
	       turned message.

       pathname
	       The original pathname, exactly as passed	to the statfs(2)  sys-
	       tem call.

       data    The  original  data,  exactly as	passed to the statfs(2)	system
	       call.

       Example:	This function is intended to be	used in	a fashion  similar  to
       the following example:
	      if (statfs(pathname, data) < 0)
	      {
		  char message[3000];
		  explain_message_statfs(message, sizeof(message), pathname,
		  data);
		  fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", message);
		  exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
	      }

       The  above  code	 example  is  available	 pre-packaged	as   the   ex-
       plain_statfs_or_die(3) function.

   explain_message_errno_statfs
       void explain_message_errno_statfs(char *message,	int message_size, int
       errnum, const char *pathname, struct statfs *data);

       The explain_message_errno_statfs	function is used to obtain an explana-
       tion  of	 an error returned by the statfs(2) system call. The least the
       message will contain is the value of strerror(errno),  but  usually  it
       will do much better, and	indicate the underlying	cause in more detail.

       message The location in which to	store the returned message. If a suit-
	       able message return buffer is supplied, this function is	thread
	       safe.

       message_size
	       The  size  in  bytes  of	the location in	which to store the re-
	       turned message.

       errnum  The error value to be decoded, usually obtained from the	 errno
	       global  variable	 just  before this function is called. This is
	       necessary if you	need to	call any code between the system  call
	       to  be explained	and this function, because many	libc functions
	       will alter the value of errno.

       pathname
	       The original pathname, exactly as passed	to the statfs(2)  sys-
	       tem call.

       data    The  original  data,  exactly as	passed to the statfs(2)	system
	       call.

       Example:	This function is intended to be	used in	a fashion  similar  to
       the following example:
	      if (statfs(pathname, data) < 0)
	      {
		  int err = errno;
		  char message[3000];
		  explain_message_errno_statfs(message,	sizeof(message), err,
		  pathname, data);
		  fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", message);
		  exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
	      }

       The  above  code	 example  is  available	 pre-packaged	as   the   ex-
       plain_statfs_or_die(3) function.

SEE ALSO
       statfs(2)
	       get file	system statistics

       explain_statfs_or_die(3)
	       get file	system statistics and report errors

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2009 Peter	Miller

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