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CREAT(3)                 BSD Library Functions Manual                 CREAT(3)

NAME
     creat -- create a new file

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;fcntl.h>&gt;

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

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

     creat() is the same as:

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

SEE ALSO
     open(2)

STANDARDS
     The creat() function call conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 (``POSIX.1'').

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

BSD                              June 2, 1993                              BSD