Manpage of INOTIFY_RM_WATCH

INOTIFY_RM_WATCH

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (2)
Updated: 2010-10-15
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NAME

inotify_rm_watch - remove an existing watch from an inotify instance  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/inotify.h>

int inotify_rm_watch(int fd, int wd); 

DESCRIPTION

inotify_rm_watch() removes the watch associated with the watch descriptor wdfrom the inotify instance associated with the file descriptor fd.

Removing a watch causes an IN_IGNOREDevent to be generated for this watch descriptor. (See inotify(7).)  

RETURN VALUE

On success, inotify_rm_watch() returns zero. On error, -1 is returned and errnois set to indicate the cause of the error.  

ERRORS

EBADF
fdis not a valid file descriptor.
EINVAL
The watch descriptor wdis not valid; or fdis not an inotify file descriptor.
 

VERSIONS

Inotify was merged into the 2.6.13 Linux kernel.  

CONFORMING TO

This system call is Linux-specific.  

SEE ALSO

inotify_add_watch(2), inotify_init(2), inotify(7)


 

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