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CREAT(2)						      BSD System Calls Manual							  CREAT(2)

NAME
creat -- create a new file
LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS
#include <fcntl.h> int creat(const char *path, mode_t mode);
DESCRIPTION
This interface is made obsolete by: open(2). The creat() function is the same as: open(path, O_CREAT | O_TRUNC | O_WRONLY, mode);
SEE ALSO
open(2)
HISTORY
The creat() function appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
BSD
June 2, 1993 BSD