errno (1) - Linux Man Pages

errno: look up errno names and descriptions

NAME

errno - look up errno names and descriptions

SYNOPSIS

errno {name-or-code}
errno [-ls] [--list]
errno [-s] [--search] {word}
errno [-S] [--search-all-locales] {word}

DESCRIPTION

errno

looks up errno macro names, errno codes, and the corresponding descriptions. For example, if given ENOENT on a Linux system, it prints out the code 2 and the description "No such file or directory". If given the code 2, it prints ENOENT and the same description.

OPTIONS

-l, --list

List all errno values.

-s, --search

Search for errors whose description contains all the given words (case-insensitive).

-S, --search-all-locales

Like --search, but searches all installed locales.

AUTHOR

Lars Wirzenius

SEE ALSO

errno(3)