fdetach(8)fdetach(8)NAMEfdetach - Detaches a STREAMS-based file descriptor from a file
The fdetach command dissociates a STREAMS-based file descriptor from a
file, which is pointed to by the path parameter. The STREAMS-based
file descriptor was associated with the file by a prior program call,
typically the fattach()|*O function.
When this command is successful, it causes all path names that named
the attached STREAMS file to again name the file to which the STREAMS
file was attached. All subsequent operations on the file pointed to by
thepath parameter are performed on the underlying file and not on the
The permissions and status of the node are returned to the state that
they were in before the STREAMS file was attached. Any other paths that
the STREAMS file may be attached to are not affected.
To successfully issue the fdetach command, the user must have the
appropriate permissions or must be the owner of the file and have write
To detach the file descriptor for the STREAMS file /tmp/streamfile from
its associated file system node, enter: fdetach /tmp/streamfile
Specifies the command path.
Functions: fattach(3), fdetach(3).
Files: ffm(4), streamio(7)fdetach(8)