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IPSEC_STRERROR(3)       NetBSD Library Functions Manual      IPSEC_STRERROR(3)


NAME
ipsec_strerror -- error messages for the IPsec policy manipulation library
LIBRARY
IPsec Policy Control Library (libipsec, -lipsec)
SYNOPSIS
#include <netipsec/ipsec.h> const char * ipsec_strerror(void);
DESCRIPTION
ipsec_strerror() can be used to obtain the error message string for the error code. Since ipsec_strerror() uses strerror(3) as underlying function, calling strerror(3) after ipsec_strerror() will make the return value from ipsec_strerror() invalid or overwritten.
RETURN VALUES
ipsec_strerror() always returns a pointer to a C string. The C string must not be overwritten by the calling program.
SEE ALSO
ipsec_set_policy(3)
HISTORY
ipsec_strerror() first appeared in the WIDE/KAME IPv6 protocol stack kit.
BUGS
ipsec_strerror() will return its result which may be overwritten by sub- sequent calls. ipsec_errcode is not thread safe. NetBSD 9.99 September 6, 2018 NetBSD 9.99
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