UNLOCKPTSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
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NAMEunlockpt - unlock a pseudo-terminal master/slave pair
#include <stdlib.h> int unlockpt(int fd);
DESCRIPTIONThe unlockpt() function unlocks the slave pseudo-terminal device (pty) corresponding to the master pty referred to by fd.
RETURN VALUEWhen successful, unlockpt() returns 0. Otherwise, it returns -1 and sets errno appropriately.
- The fd argument is not a file descriptor open for writing.
- The fd argument is not associated with a master pty.
VERSIONSunlockpt() is provided in glibc since version 2.1.
SEE ALSOgrantpt(3), posix_openpt(3), ptsname(3), pts(4), feature_test_macros(7), pty(7)
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