(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)
posix_get_last_error — Retrieve the error number set by the last posix function that failed
Retrieve the error number set by the last posix function that failed. The system error message associated with the errno may be checked with posix_strerror().
Returns the errno (error number) set by the last posix function that failed. If no errors exist, 0 is returned.
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 errno.
echo 'Your error returned was '.posix_get_last_error(); //Your error was ___