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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

ipcrm

Synopsis

                  ipcrm [options]

System administration command. Remove interprocess communication (IPC) message queues, shared memory segments, or semaphore arrays. These may be specified either by numeric identifier or by key, using the following options.

Options

-m identifier, -M key

Remove specified shared memory segment and its associated data structures after the last detach is performed.

-q identifier, -Q key

Remove specified message queue and its associated data structures.

-s identifier, -S key

Remove specified semaphore array and its associated data structures.

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