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#include "SDL_error.h"

int main() {
        char buffer[BUFSIZ+1];
        SDL_memset(buffer, '1', BUFSIZ);
        buffer[BUFSIZ] = 0;
        SDL_SetError("This is the error: %s (%f)", buffer, 1.0);
        printf("Error 1: %s\n", SDL_GetError());
SDL_SetError("Something unexpected happened: Error Code %d", -37);
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 .[[SDL_ClearError]] *
 .[[SDL_GetError]] *


Use this function to set the SDL error string.


void SDL_SetError(const char* fmt, 

Function Parameters


a printf() style message format string


additional parameters matching % tokens in the fmt string, if any

Code Examples

SDL_SetError("Something unexpected happened!");

SDL_SetError("Something unexpected happened: Error Code %d", -37);


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