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NAME

vhangup - virtually hangup the current tty

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Errors

SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h>

int vhangup(void);

DESCRIPTION

vhangup simulates a hangup on the current terminal. This call arranges for other users to have a “clean” tty at login time.

"RETURN VALUE"

On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

EPERM The user is not the super-user.

"CONFORMING TO"

This call is Linux-specific, and should not be used in programs intended to be portable.

"SEE ALSO"

init(8)


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