INOTIFY_RM_WATCH

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
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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 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

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