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exit(3f) [bsd man page]

EXIT(3F)																  EXIT(3F)

NAME
exit - terminate process with status SYNOPSIS
subroutine exit (status) integer status DESCRIPTION
Exit flushes and closes all the process's files, and notifies the parent process if it is executing a wait. The low-order 8 bits of status are available to the parent process. (Therefore status should be in the range 0 - 255) This call will never return. The C function exit may cause cleanup actions before the final `sys exit'. FILES
/usr/lib/libF77.a SEE ALSO
exit(2), fork(2), fork(3F), wait(2), wait(3F) 4.2 Berkeley Distribution May 15, 1985 EXIT(3F)

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EXIT(2) 							System Calls Manual							   EXIT(2)

NAME
exit, _exit - terminate a process SYNOPSIS
void _exit(int status) DESCRIPTION
_exit terminates a process with the following consequences: All of the descriptors open in the calling process are closed. This may entail delays, for example, waiting for output to drain; a process in this state may not be killed, as it is already dying. If the parent process of the calling process is executing a wait or is interested in the SIGCHLD signal (Minix-vmd), then it is notified of the calling process's termination and the low-order eight bits of status are made available to it; see wait(2). The parent process ID of all of the calling process's existing child processes are also set to 1. This means that the initializa- tion process (see intro(2)) inherits each of these processes as well. Most C programs call the library routine exit(3), which performs cleanup actions in the standard I/O library before calling _exit. RETURN VALUE
This call never returns. SEE ALSO
fork(2), sigaction(2), wait(2), exit(3). 4th Berkeley Distribution May 22, 1986 EXIT(2)

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