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

NAME
       sem_unlink - remove a named semaphore

SYNOPSIS
       #include <semaphore.h>

       int sem_unlink(const char *name);

       Link with -pthread.

DESCRIPTION
       sem_unlink()  removes  the  named  semaphore  referred  to by name.  The semaphore name is
       removed immediately.  The semaphore is destroyed once all other processes  that	have  the
       semaphore open close it.

RETURN VALUE
       On  success  sem_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 semaphore.

       ENAMETOOLONG
	      name was too long.

       ENOENT There is no semaphore with the given name.

CONFORMING TO
       POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       sem_getvalue(3), sem_open(3), sem_post(3), sem_wait(3), sem_overview(7)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.55 of the Linux man-pages project.  A  description  of  the
       project,     and    information	  about    reporting	bugs,	 can	be    found    at
       http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux					    2012-05-13				    SEM_UNLINK(3)
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