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EXIT(3)                     BSD Programmer's Manual                    EXIT(3)

NAME
     exit - perform normal program termination

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

     void
     exit(int status);

DESCRIPTION
     Exit() terminates a process.

     Before termination it performs the following functions in the order list-
     ed:

           1.   Call the functions registered with the atexit(3) function, in
                the reverse order of their registration.

           2.   Flush all open output streams.

           3.   Close all open streams.

           4.   Unlink all files created with the tmpfile(3) function.

RETURN VALUES
     The exit() function never returns.

SEE ALSO
     _exit(2),  atexit(3),  intro(3),  tmpfile(3)

STANDARDS
     The exit() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1