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FCLOSE(3) BSD Library Functions Manual FCLOSE(3)
fclose -- close a stream
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
The fclose() function dissociates the named stream from its underlying file or set of func-
tions. If the stream was being used for output, any buffered data is written first, using
Upon successful completion 0 is returned. Otherwise, EOF is returned and the global vari-
able errno is set to indicate the error. In either case no further access to the stream is
[EBADF] The argument stream is not an open stream.
The fclose() function may also fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the
routines close(2) or fflush(3).
close(2), fflush(3), fopen(3), setbuf(3)
The fclose() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'').
BSD June 4, 1993 BSD
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