explain_execve_or_die - execute program and report errors
void explain_execve_or_die(const char *pathname, const char *const
*argv, const char *const *envp);
The explain_execve_or_die function is used to call the execve(2) system
call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained
from explain_execve(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the
explain_execve_or_die(pathname, argv, envp);
The pathname, exactly as to be passed to the execve(2) system
argv The argv, exactly as to be passed to the execve(2) system call.
envp The envp, exactly as to be passed to the execve(2) system call.
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an
explanation and exits.
explain execve(2) errors
exit(2) terminate the calling process
libexplain version 0.19
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller