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closedir(3c) [opensolaris man page]

closedir(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 					      closedir(3C)

NAME
closedir - close a directory stream SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <dirent.h> int closedir(DIR *dirp); DESCRIPTION
The closedir() function closes the directory stream referred to by the argument dirp. Upon return, the value of dirp may no longer point to an accessible object of the type DIR. If a file descriptor is used to implement type DIR, that file descriptor will be closed. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, closedir() returns 0. Otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
The closedir() function may fail if: EBADF The dirp argument does not refer to an open directory stream. EINTR The closedir() function was interrupted by a signal. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
opendir(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 24 Jul 2002 closedir(3C)

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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 3.27 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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