posix_get_last_error

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

posix_get_last_error -- Retrieve the error number set by the last posix function that failed

Description

int posix_get_last_error ( void )

Retrieve the error number set by the last posix function that failed. If you're wanting the system error message associated with the errno, use posix_strerror().

Return Values

Returns the errno (error number) set by the last posix function that failed. If no errors exist, 0 is returned.

Examples

Example 1. posix_get_last_error() example

This example attempt to kill a bogus process id, which will set the last error. We will then print out the last error.

#!/usr/local/bin/php
<?php
posix_kill
(999459,SIGKILL);
echo
'Your error returned was '.posix_get_last_error(); //Your error was ___
?>

See Also

posix_strerror()