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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for opendir (redhat section 3)

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

NAME
       opendir - open a directory

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/types.h>
       #include <dirent.h>

       DIR *opendir(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION
       The  opendir()  function opens a directory stream corresponding to the directory name, and
       returns a pointer to the directory stream.  The stream is positioned at the first entry in
       the directory.

RETURN VALUE
       The  opendir()  function  returns  a  pointer  to the directory stream or NULL if an error
       occurred.

ERRORS
       EACCES Permission denied.

       EMFILE Too many file descriptors in use by process.

       ENFILE Too many files are currently open in the system.

       ENOENT Directory does not exist, or name is an empty string.

       ENOMEM Insufficient memory to complete the operation.

       ENOTDIR
	      name is not a directory.

NOTES
       The underlying file descriptor of the directory stream can be obtained using dirfd(3).

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO
       open(2),  closedir(3),  dirfd(3),  readdir(3),	rewinddir(3),	scandir(3),   seekdir(3),
       telldir(3)

					    1995-06-11				       OPENDIR(3)


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