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explain_fork_or_die - create a child process and report errors
#include <libexplain/fork.h> void explain_fork_or_die(void);
The explain_fork_or_die function is used to call the fork(2) system call. On failure an explanation will be printed to stderr, obtained from explain_fork(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_fork_or_die(); Returns: This function only returns on success. On failure, prints an explanation and exits.
fork(2) create a child process explain_fork(3) explain fork(2) errors exit(2) terminate the calling process
libexplain version 1.4 Copyright (C) 2008 Peter Miller explain_fork_or_die(3)