SEM_UNLINK(3) Linux Programmer's Manual SEM_UNLINK(3) NAME sem_unlink - remove a named semaphore SYNOPSIS #include <semaphore.h> int sem_unlink(const char *name); Link with -lrt or -pthread. DESCRIPTION sem_unlink() removes the named semaphore referred to by name. The sem- aphore name is removed immediately. The semaphore is destroyed once all other processes that have the semaphore open close it. RETURN VALUE On success sem_unlink() returns 0; on error, -1 is returned, with errno set to indicate the error. ERRORS EACCES The caller does not have permission to unlink this semaphore. ENAMETOOLONG name was too long. ENOENT There is no semaphore with the given name. CONFORMING TO POSIX.1-2001. SEE ALSO sem_getvalue(3), sem_open(3), sem_post(3), sem_wait(3), sem_overview(7) COLOPHON This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 2006-03-25 SEM_UNLINK(3)
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