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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for closedir (opensolaris section 3c)

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)