lib/error_functions.h

This is lib/error_functions.h (Listing 3-2, page 52), an example from the book, The Linux Programming Interface.

The source code file is copyright 2010, Michael Kerrisk, and is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 3.

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/* error_functions.h

   Header file for error_functions.c.
*/
#ifndef ERROR_FUNCTIONS_H
#define ERROR_FUNCTIONS_H

/* Error diagnostic routines */

void errMsg(const char *format, ...);

#ifdef __GNUC__

    /* This macro stops 'gcc -Wall' complaining that "control reaches
       end of non-void function" if we use the following functions to
       terminate main() or some other non-void function. */

#define NORETURN __attribute__ ((__noreturn__))
#else
#define NORETURN
#endif

void errExit(const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

void err_exit(const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

void errExitEN(int errnum, const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

void fatal(const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

void usageErr(const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

void cmdLineErr(const char *format, ...) NORETURN ;

#endif

 

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