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MQ_UNLINK

MQ_UNLINK

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3) Updated: 2010-08-29
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NAME

mq_unlink - remove a message queue  

SYNOPSIS

#include <mqueue.h>

int mq_unlink(const char *name);

Link with -lrt.  

DESCRIPTION

mq_unlink() removes the specified message queue name. The message queue name is removed immediately. The queue itself is destroyed once any other processes that have the queue open close their descriptors referring to the queue.  

RETURN VALUE

On success mq_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 message queue.
ENAMETOOLONG
name was too long.
ENOENT
There is no message queue with the given name.
 

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001.  

SEE ALSO

mq_close(3), mq_getattr(3), mq_notify(3), mq_open(3), mq_receive(3), mq_send(3), mq_overview(7)  

COLOPHON

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
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