NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ERRORS | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

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

NAME         top

       mq_unlink - remove a message queue

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <mqueue.h>

       int mq_unlink(const char *name);

       Link with -lrt.

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       On success mq_unlink() returns 0; on error, -1 is returned, with
       errno set to indicate the error.

ERRORS         top

       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         top

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

       ┌────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface   Attribute     Value   │
       ├────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │mq_unlink() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └────────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            2015-08-08                     MQ_UNLINK(3)