CLOSEDIR

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 1995-06-11
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NAME

closedir - close a directory  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>

#include <dirent.h>

int closedir(DIR *dir);
 

DESCRIPTION

The closedir() function closes the directory stream associated with dir. The directory stream descriptor dir 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 dir.
 

CONFORMING TO

SVr4, POSIX.1-2001, 4.3BSD  

SEE ALSO

close(2), opendir(3), readdir(3), rewinddir(3), scandir(3), seekdir(3), telldir(3)


 

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