explain_pipe_or_die - create pipe and report errors
void explain_pipe_or_die(int *pipefd);
The explain_pipe_or_die function is used to call the pipe(2) system
call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained
from explain_pipe(3), and then the process terminates by calling
This function is intended to be used in a fashion similar to the
pipefd The pipefd, exactly as to be passed to the pipe(2) system call.
This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an
explanation and exits.
pipe(2) create pipe
explain pipe(2) errors
exit(2) terminate the calling process
libexplain version 0.19
Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Miller