xcb_kill_client man page

xcb_kill_client — kills a client


#include <xcb/xproto.h>

Request function

xcb_void_cookie_t xcb_kill_client(xcb_connection_t *conn, uint32_t resource);

Request Arguments

The XCB connection to X11.

Any resource belonging to the client (for example a Window), used to identify the client connection.

The special value of XCB_KILL_ALL_TEMPORARY, the resources of all clients that have terminated in RetainTemporary (TODO) are destroyed.


Forces a close down of the client that created the specified resource.

Return Value

Returns an xcb_void_cookie_t. Errors (if any) have to be handled in the event loop.

If you want to handle errors directly with xcb_request_check instead, use xcb_kill_client_checked. See xcb-requests(3) for details.


The specified resource does not exist.

See Also

xcb-requests(3), xkill(1)


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Referenced By

Explore man page connections for xcb_kill_client(3).

xcb_kill_client_checked(3) is an alias of xcb_kill_client(3).

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