CLOSEDIR

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

NAME

closedir − close a directory

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.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

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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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