Manual Reference Pages  - INOTIFY_RM_WATCH (2)

NAME

inotify_rm_watch - remove an existing watch from an inotify instance

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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 wd from the inotify instance associated with the file descriptor fd.

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

RETURN VALUE

On success, inotify_rm_watch() returns zero, or -1 if an error occurred (in which case, errno is set appropriately).

ERRORS

EBADF fd is not a valid file descriptor.
EINVAL The watch descriptor wd is not valid; or fd is 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)

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.44 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


Linux INOTIFY_RM_WATCH (2) 2010-10-15
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