closedir


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
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       be found at http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/.



                                  2008-09-23                       CLOSEDIR(3)
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