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mq_close -- close a message queue (REALTIME)
POSIX Real-time Library (librt, -lrt)
The mq_close() function will remove the association between the message
queue descriptor, mqdes, and its message queue.
If the process has successfully attached a notification request to the
message queue via this mqdes, this attachment will be removed, and the
message queue is available for another process to attach for notifica-
The mq_close() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the
value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the
The mq_close() function fails if:
[EBADF] The mqdes argument is not a valid message queue
mq(3), mq_open(3), mq_unlink(3)
This function conforms to the IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') stan-
The mq_close() function first appeared in NetBSD 5.0.
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
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