CLOSEDIR(3) Linux Programmer s Manual CLOSEDIR(3)
NAME closedir - close a directory
SYNOPSIS #include <sys/types.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)
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