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mq_close(3p)

IEEE/The Open Group
2013

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PROLOG

This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer’s Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME

mq_close — close a message queue (REALTIME)

SYNOPSIS

#include <mqueue.h>

int mq_close(mqd_t mqdes);

DESCRIPTION

The mq_close() function shall remove the association between the message queue descriptor, mqdes, and its message queue. The results of using this message queue descriptor after successful return from this mq_close(), and until the return of this message queue descriptor from a subsequent mq_open(), are undefined.
If the process has successfully attached a notification request to the message queue via this mqdes, this attachment shall be removed, and the message queue is available for another process to attach for notification.

RETURN VALUE

Upon successful completion, the mq_close() function shall return a value of zero; otherwise, the function shall return a value of -1 and set errno to indicate the error.

ERRORS

The mq_close() function shall fail if:
EBADF The mqdes argument is not a valid message queue descriptor.
The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES

None.

APPLICATION USAGE

None.

RATIONALE

None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.

SEE ALSO

mq_open(), mq_unlink(), msgctl(), msgget(), msgrcv(), msgsnd()
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, <mqueue.h>

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .
Any typographical or formatting errors that appear in this page are most likely to have been introduced during the conversion of the source files to man page format. To report such errors, see https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html .
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