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)