mq_unlink (2) - Linux Man Pages
mq_unlink: remove a message queue
mq_unlink - remove a message queue
#include <mqueue.h> int mq_unlink(const char *name);
DESCRIPTIONmq_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 VALUEOn success mq_unlink() returns 0; on error, -1 is returned, with errno set to indicate the error.
- The caller does not have permission to unlink this message queue.
- name was too long.
- There is no message queue with the given name.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
CONFORMING TOPOSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.
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