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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     strerror - get error message string

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <string.h>

     char *
     strerror(int errnum);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The strerror() function returns a pointer to the language-dependent error
     message string affiliated with an error number.

     The array pointed to is not to be modified by the program, but may be
     overwritten by subsequent calls to strerror().

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     intro(2), perror(3), setlocale(3)

STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The strerror() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C'').

BSD                              June 29, 1991                             BSD
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