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ea_error(3EXACCT)

Name

ea_error - error interface to extended accounting library

Synopsis

cc [ flag… ] file–lexacct [ library … ]
#include <exacct.h>

int ea_error(void);

Description

The ea_error() function returns the error value of the last failure recorded by the invocation of one of the functions of the extended accounting library, libexacct.

Return Values

EXR_CORRUPT_FILE

A function failed because the file was not a valid exacct file.

EXR_EOF

A function detected the end of the file, either when reading forwards or backwards through the file.

EXR_INVALID_BUF

When unpacking an object, an invalid unpack buffer was specified.

EXR_INVALID_OBJ

The object type passed to the function is not valid for the requested operation, for example passing a group object to ea_set_item(3EXACCT).

EXR_NO_CREATOR

When creating a new file no creator was specified, or when opening a file for reading the creator value did not match the value in the file.

EXR_NOTSUPP

An unsupported type of access was attempted, for example attempting to write to a file that was opened read-only.

EXR_OK

The function completed successfully.

EXR_SYSCALL_FAIL

A system call invoked by the function failed. The errno variable contains the error value set by the underlying call.

EXR_UNKN_VERSION

The file referred to by name uses an exacct file version that cannot be processed by this library.

Attributes

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
MT-Safe

See Also

read(2), libexacct(3LIB), attributes(5)