inotify_rm_watch

INOTIFY_RM_WATCH(2)        Linux Programmer's Manual       INOTIFY_RM_WATCH(2)



NAME
       inotify_rm_watch - remove an existing watch from an inotify instance

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/inotify.h>

       int inotify_rm_watch(int fd, int wd);

DESCRIPTION
       inotify_rm_watch() removes the watch associated with the watch
       descriptor wd from the inotify instance associated with the file
       descriptor fd.

       Removing a watch causes an IN_IGNORED event to be generated for this
       watch descriptor.  (See inotify(7).)

RETURN VALUE
       On success, inotify_rm_watch() returns zero.  On error, -1 is returned
       and errno is set to indicate the cause of the error.

ERRORS
       EBADF  fd is not a valid file descriptor.

       EINVAL The watch descriptor wd is not valid; or fd is not an inotify
              file descriptor.

VERSIONS
       Inotify was merged into the 2.6.13 Linux kernel.

CONFORMING TO
       This system call is Linux-specific.

SEE ALSO
       inotify_add_watch(2), inotify_init(2), inotify(7)

COLOPHON
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Linux                             2017-09-15               INOTIFY_RM_WATCH(2)