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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).

       ┌────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │InterfaceAttributeValue   │
       ├────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │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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