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NAME

       function::error - Send an error message

SYNOPSIS

           error(msg:string)

ARGUMENTS

       msg
           The formatted message string

DESCRIPTION

       An implicit end-of-line is added. staprun prepends the string “ERROR:”. Sending an error
       message aborts the currently running probe. Depending on the MAXERRORS parameter, it may
       trigger an exit.