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perror(1) [freebsd man page]

PERROR(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						 PERROR(1)

perror -- print an error number as a string SYNOPSIS
perror number DESCRIPTION
The perror program takes a raw errno value and prints it as a string. SEE ALSO
perror(3) HISTORY
The perror program first appeared in FreeBSD 8.0. AUTHORS
George V. Neville-Neil BSD
May 12, 2009 BSD

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PERROR(1)						      General Commands Manual							 PERROR(1)

perror can be used to display a description for a system error code, or an MyISAM/ISAM table handler error code. The error messages are mostly system dependent. USAGE
perror [-?|--help] [-I|--info] [-s|--silent] [-v|--verbose] [-V|--version] DESCRIPTION
-?|--help Displays this help and exits. -I|--info Synonym for the above. -s|--silent Only print the error message -v|--verbose Print error code and message (default). -V|--version Displays version information and exits. EXAMPLE
shell> perror 64 79 Error code 64: Machine is not on the network Error code 79: Can not access a needed shared library SEE ALSO
isamchk (1), isamlog (1), mysqlaccess (1), mysqladmin (1), mysqlbug (1), mysqld (1), mysqldump (1), mysqlshow (1), msql2mysql (1), perror (1), replace (1), safe_mysqld (1), which1 (1), zap (1), AUTHOR
Ver 1.0, distribution 3.23.29a Michael (Monty) Widenius (, TCX Datakonsult AB ( This software comes with no warranty. Manual page by L. (Kill-9) Pedersen (, Mercurmedia Data Model Architect / system developer (http://www.mer- 19 December 2000 PERROR(1)

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