mq_close(3) Library Functions Manual mq_close(3)

mq_close - close a message queue descriptor

Real-time library (librt, -lrt)

#include <mqueue.h>
int mq_close(mqd_t mqdes);

mq_close() closes the message queue descriptor mqdes.

If the calling process has attached a notification request (see mq_notify(3)) to this message queue via mqdes, then this request is removed, and another process can now attach a notification request.

On success mq_close() returns 0; on error, -1 is returned, with errno set to indicate the error.

The message queue descriptor specified in mqdes is invalid.

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
mq_close () Thread safety MT-Safe



All open message queues are automatically closed on process termination, or upon execve(2).

mq_getattr(3), mq_notify(3), mq_open(3), mq_receive(3), mq_send(3), mq_unlink(3), mq_overview(7)

2024-05-02 Linux man-pages 6.9.1