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Linux / Unix Command: atexit
Command Library

NAME

atexit - register a function to be called at normal program termination.  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

int atexit(void (*function)(void));
 

DESCRIPTION

The atexit() function registers the given function to be called at normal program termination, whether via exit(3) or via return from the program's main. Functions so registered are called in the reverse order of their registration; no arguments are passed.  

RETURN VALUE

The atexit() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise it returns a nonzero value; errno is not set.  

CONFORMING TO

SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899  

SEE ALSO

exit(3), on_exit(3)


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