exit - cause normal program termination


SYNOPSIS

       #include <stdlib.h>

       void exit(int status);


DESCRIPTION

       The  exit() function causes normal program termination and
       the value of status is returned to the parent.  All  func­
       tions registered with atexit() and on_exit() are called in
       the reverse order of  their  registration,  and  all  open
       streams are flushed and closed.


RETURN VALUE

       The exit() function does not return.


CONFORMING TO

       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899


SEE ALSO

       _exit(2), atexit(3), on_exit(3)