isatty


SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>

       int isatty(int fd);

DESCRIPTION
       The  isatty()  function  tests  whether  fd  is an open file descriptor
       referring to a terminal.

RETURN VALUE
       isatty() returns 1 if fd is an open file descriptor referring to a ter-
       minal; otherwise 0 is returned, and errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS
       EBADF  fd is not a valid file descriptor.

       EINVAL fd  refers to a file other than a terminal.  POSIX.1-2001 speci-
              fies the error ENOTTY for this case.

CONFORMING TO
       SVr4, 4.3BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       fstat(2), ttyname(3)

COLOPHON
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