mq_unlink

MQ_UNLINK(3)                Linux Programmer's Manual               MQ_UNLINK(3)



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.

ATTRIBUTES
       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

       ┌────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface   Attribute     Value   │
       ├────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │mq_unlink() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └────────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘
CONFORMING TO
       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

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

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Linux                              2020-08-13                       MQ_UNLINK(3)