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LOGOUT(3)	      DragonFly Library Functions Manual	     LOGOUT(3)

NAME

logout -- remove an entry from the utmp file

LIBRARY

System Utilities Library (libutil, -lutil)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h> #include <libutil.h> int logout(const char *line);

DESCRIPTION

The function logout() searches the utmp(5) file for the slot described by line (usually a tty name). If such a slot could be found, it will be updated with a record where the name and host fields are empty, and the time stamp field is updated to the current time.

RETURN VALUES

Logout() returns 1 if the slot described by line has been found and updated, 0 otherwise.

SEE ALSO

login(3), utmp(5), wtmp(5)

BUGS

The calling interface of logout() is inconsistent with that of login(3). DragonFly 3.9 December 29, 1996 DragonFly 3.9