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Introduction to Library Functions                puid_strerror(3)

     puid_strerror() - translate a PUID internal protocol error
     code to a message

     #include "puid_errno.h"

     char * puid_strerror(int err);

     Also defines: external int puid_errno;

     The puid_strerror function translates a PUID internal error
     code to a message.  The error code is supplied in the err
     argument; the external puid_errno variable may be used for
     err.  A character string pointer to the message is returned.

     Error codes are defined in puid_errno.h.

     The puid_strerror() function returns a character string
     pointer to an error message.  The message might be a con-
     stant string or it might be a buffer statically allocated to

     Therefore, the return pointer and string should be used
     immediately, or saved if another puid_strerror () call will
     occur before it can be used.

     The puid_strerror() is NOT thread-safe.

     The puid_strerror function was written by Victor A. Abell


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