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explain_wait_or_die(3)					     Library Functions Manual					    explain_wait_or_die(3)

explain_wait_or_die - wait for process to change state and report errors 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 following 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 0.52 Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller explain_wait_or_die(3)

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