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2.2 Quitting Octave

— Built-in Function: exit (status)
— Built-in Function: quit (status)

Exit the current Octave session. If the optional integer value status is supplied, pass that value to the operating system as the Octave's exit status.

— Built-in Function: atexit (fcn)

Register a function to be called when Octave exits. For example,

          function print_fortune ()
            printf ("\n%s\n", system ("fortune"));
            fflush (stdout);
          atexit ("print_fortune");

will print a message when Octave exits.