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NAME

unlockpt - unlock a pseudoterminal master/slave pair

SYNOPSIS

#define _XOPEN_SOURCE
#include <stdlib.h>

int unlockpt(int fd);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

unlockpt():

Since glibc 2.24:
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 ||
(_XOPEN_SOURCE && _XOPEN_SOURCE_EXTENDED)
Glibc 2.23 and earlier:
_XOPEN_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

The unlockpt() function unlocks the slave pseudoterminal device corresponding to the master pseudoterminal referred to by fd.

unlockpt() should be called before opening the slave side of a pseudoterminal.

RETURN VALUE

When successful, unlockpt() returns 0. Otherwise, it returns -1 and sets errno appropriately.

ERRORS

EBADF

The fd argument is not a file descriptor open for writing.

EINVAL

The fd argument is not associated with a master pseudoterminal.

VERSIONS

unlockpt() is provided in glibc since version 2.1.

ATTRIBUTES

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

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CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

SEE ALSO

grantpt(3), posix_openpt(3), ptsname(3), pts(4), pty(7)

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