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

telldir(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 					       telldir(3C)

NAME
telldir - current location of a named directory stream
SYNOPSIS
#include <dirent.h> long int telldir(DIR *dirp);
DESCRIPTION
The telldir() function obtains the current location associated with the directory stream specified by dirp. If the most recent operation on the directory stream was a seekdir(3C), the directory position returned from the telldir() is the same as that supplied as a loc argument for seekdir().
RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, telldir() returns the current location of the specified directory stream.
ERRORS
The telldir() function will fail if: EOVERFLOW The current location of the directory cannot be stored in an object of type long.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
opendir(3C), readdir(3C), seekdir(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 14 Aug 2002 telldir(3C)