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

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) 1995-06-11 CLOSEDIR(3)

1994 Man-cgi 1.15, Panagiotis Christias <christia@theseas.ntua.gr>