fdetach(1M)fdetach(1M)NAMEfdetach - detach a STREAMS-based file descriptor from a filename
The command detaches or disassociates a file descriptor for an open
STREAMS device or pipe from its filename in the file system. The path
argument is the path that was previously associated with the file
descriptor by the function.
Operations on path will subsequently affect the file system node, not
the STREAMS device or pipe. The permissions and status of the node are
returned to the state that they were in before the STREAMS device or
pipe was attached. Any other paths that the STREAMS device or pipe may
be attached to are not affected.
To successfully issue the command, the user must be superuser or must
be the owner of the file and have write permission.
returns 0 (zero) on success. If fails, it returns 1 and prints a mes‐
To detach the file descriptor for the STREAMS file from its associated
file system node, enter:
NLS catalog for
SEE ALSOfattach(3C), fdetach(3C), streamio(7).