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explain_uname_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual    explain_uname_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_uname_or_die  - get information about current kernel and	report
       errors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/uname.h>
       void explain_uname_or_die(struct	utsname	*data);
       int explain_uname_on_error(struct utsname *data);

DESCRIPTION
       The explain_uname_or_die	function is used to call the  uname(2)	system
       call.  On  failure  an  explanation will	be printed to stderr, obtained
       from the	explain_uname(3) function, and then the	process	terminates  by
       calling exit(EXIT_FAILURE).

       The explain_uname_on_error function is used to call the uname(2)	system
       call. On	failure	an explanation will be	printed	 to  stderr,  obtained
       from the	explain_uname(3) function, but still returns to	the caller.

       data    The data, exactly as to be passed to the	uname(2) system	call.

RETURN VALUE
       The explain_uname_or_die	function only returns on success, see uname(2)
       for more	information. On	failure, prints	an explanation and  exits,  it
       does not	return.

       The  explain_uname_on_error function always returns the value return by
       the wrapped uname(2) system call.

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

SEE ALSO
       uname(2)
	       get name	and information	about current kernel

       explain_uname(3)
	       explain uname(2)	errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2013 Peter	Miller

						       explain_uname_or_die(3)

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