FUNCTION::ERROR(3stap) Logging Tapset FUNCTION::ERROR(3stap)

NAME function::error - Send an error message

SYNOPSIS error(msg:string)

ARGUMENTS msg The formatted message string

DESCRIPTION An implicit end-of-line is added. staprun prepends the string ERROR:. Sending an error message aborts the currently running probe. Depending on the MAXERRORS parameter, it may trigger an exit.

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::ERROR(3stap)