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explain_wait_or_die(3)	   Library Functions Manual	explain_wait_or_die(3)

NAME
       explain_wait_or_die  -  wait for	process	to change state	and report er-
       rors

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<libexplain/wait.h>
       void explain_wait_or_die(int *status);

DESCRIPTION
       The explain_wait_or_die function	is used	to  call  the  wait(2)	system
       call.   On  failure  an explanation will	be printed to stderr, obtained
       from explain_wait(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_wait_or_die(status);

       status  The status, exactly as to be passed to the wait(2) system call.

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

SEE ALSO
       wait(2) wait for	process	to change state

       explain_wait(3)
	       explain wait(2) errors

       exit(2) terminate the calling process

COPYRIGHT
       libexplain version 1.3
       Copyright (C) 2008 Peter	Miller

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