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

NAME
on_exit - register a function to be called at normal process termination SYNOPSIS
#include <stdlib.h> int on_exit(void (*function)(int , void *), void *arg); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): on_exit(): Since glibc 2.19: _DEFAULT_SOURCE Glibc 2.19 and earlier: _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
The on_exit() function registers the given function to be called at normal process termination, whether via exit(3) or via return from the program's main(). The function is passed the status argument given to the last call to exit(3) and the arg argument from on_exit(). The same function may be registered multiple times: it is called once for each registration. When a child process is created via fork(2), it inherits copies of its parent's registrations. Upon a successful call to one of the exec(3) functions, all registrations are removed. RETURN VALUE
The on_exit() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise it returns a nonzero value. ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +----------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +----------+---------------+---------+ |on_exit() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +----------+---------------+---------+ CONFORMING TO
This function comes from SunOS 4, but is also present in glibc. It no longer occurs in Solaris (SunOS 5). Portable application should avoid this function, and use the standard atexit(3) instead. SEE ALSO
_exit(2), atexit(3), exit(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 4.15 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GNU
2017-09-15 ON_EXIT(3)

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

NAME
on_exit - register a function to be called at normal process termination SYNOPSIS
#include <stdlib.h> int on_exit(void (*function)(int , void *), void *arg); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): on_exit(): Since glibc 2.19: _DEFAULT_SOURCE Glibc 2.19 and earlier: _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
The on_exit() function registers the given function to be called at normal process termination, whether via exit(3) or via return from the program's main(). The function is passed the status argument given to the last call to exit(3) and the arg argument from on_exit(). The same function may be registered multiple times: it is called once for each registration. When a child process is created via fork(2), it inherits copies of its parent's registrations. Upon a successful call to one of the exec(3) functions, all registrations are removed. RETURN VALUE
The on_exit() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise it returns a nonzero value. ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +----------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +----------+---------------+---------+ |on_exit() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +----------+---------------+---------+ CONFORMING TO
This function comes from SunOS 4, but is also present in glibc. It no longer occurs in Solaris (SunOS 5). Portable application should avoid this function, and use the standard atexit(3) instead. SEE ALSO
_exit(2), atexit(3), exit(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 4.15 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GNU 2017-09-15 ON_EXIT(3)
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