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creat(2)			 System	Calls			      creat(2)

NAME
       creat - create a	new file or rewrite an existing	one

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

       int creat(const char *path, mode_t mode);

DESCRIPTION
       The function call

	      creat(path, mode)

       is equivalent to:

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

RETURN VALUES
       Refer to	open(2).

ERRORS
       Refer to	open(2).

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Creating a File

       The  following  example	creates	the file /tmp/file with	read and write
       permissions for the file	owner and read permission for group  and  oth-
       ers. The	resulting file descriptor is assigned to the fd	variable.

       #include	<fcntl.h>
       ...
       int fd;
       mode_t mode = S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR | S_IRGRP | S_IROTH;
       char *filename =	"/tmp/file";
       ...
       fd = creat(filename, mode);
       ...

USAGE
       The  creat() function has a transitional	interface for 64-bit file off-
       sets.  See lf64(5).

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface Stability	     |Standard			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |MT-Level		     |Async-Signal-Safe		   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       open(2),	attributes(5), largefile(5), lf64(5), standards(5)

SunOS 5.10			  25 Mar 2002			      creat(2)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | ERRORS | EXAMPLES | USAGE | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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