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

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

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creat(2)							   System Calls 							  creat(2)

creat - create a new file or rewrite an existing one SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/stat.h> #include <fcntl.h> int creat(const char *path, mode_t mode); DESCRIPTION
The function call creat(path, mode) is equivalent to: open(path, O_WRONLY | O_CREAT | O_TRUNC, mode) RETURN VALUES
Refer to open(2). ERRORS
Refer to open(2). EXAMPLES
Example 1 Creating a File The following example creates the file /tmp/file with read and write permissions for the file owner and read permission for group and oth- ers. The resulting file descriptor is assigned to the fd variable. #include <fcntl.h> ... int fd; mode_t mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR | S_IRGRP | S_IROTH; char *filename = "/tmp/file"; ... fd = creat(filename, mode); ... USAGE
The creat() function has a transitional interface for 64-bit file offsets. See lf64(5). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Async-Signal-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
open(2), attributes(5), largefile(5), lf64(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 25 Mar 2002 creat(2)
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