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Linux 2.6 - man page for closedir (linux section 3)

CLOSEDIR(3)			    Linux Programmer's Manual			      CLOSEDIR(3)

NAME
       closedir - close a directory

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/types.h>

       #include <dirent.h>

       int closedir(DIR *dirp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  closedir()	function  closes the directory stream associated with dirp.  A successful
       call to closedir() also closes the underlying file descriptor associated with  dirp.   The
       directory stream descriptor dirp is not available after this call.

RETURN VALUE
       The  closedir() function returns 0 on success.  On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set
       appropriately.

ERRORS
       EBADF  Invalid directory stream descriptor dirp.

CONFORMING TO
       SVr4, POSIX.1-2001, 4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO
       close(2), opendir(3), readdir(3), rewinddir(3), scandir(3), seekdir(3), telldir(3)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.55 of the Linux man-pages project.  A  description  of  the
       project,     and    information	  about    reporting	bugs,	 can	be    found    at
       http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

					    2008-09-23				      CLOSEDIR(3)


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