vhangup(2) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

vhangup - virtually hangup the current tty  

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)