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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     creat - create a new file

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <sys/stat.h>
     #include <fcntl.h>

     creat(const char *path, mode_t mode);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     This interface is made obsolete by:  open(2).

     creat() is the same as:

           open(path, O_CREAT | O_TRUNC | O_WRONLY, mode);

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]


STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The creat() function call conforms to IEEE  Std  1003.1-1990

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The creat() function call appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.

OpenBSD      3.6                           June      23,     1991
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