explain_getc_or_die - input of characters and report errors
int explain_getc_or_die(FILE *fp);
The explain_getc_or_die function is used to call the getc(3) system
call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained
from explain_getc(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the
int c = explain_getc_or_die(fp);
fp The fp, exactly as to be passed to the getc(3) system call.
This function only returns on success, and returns the next
character or EOF at end of input. On failure, prints an
explanation and exits.
getc(3) input of characters
explain getc(3) errors
exit(2) terminate the calling process
libexplain version 0.19
Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller