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NAMEclosedir - close a directory
#include <sys/types.h> #include <dirent.h> int closedir(DIR *dirp);
DESCRIPTIONThe closedir() function closes the directory stream associated with dirp. A successful call to closedir() also closes the underlying file descripotr associated with dirp. The directory stream descriptor dirp is not available after this call.
RETURN VALUEThe closedir() function returns 0 on success. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.
- Invalid directory stream descriptor dirp.
CONFORMING TOSVr4, POSIX.1-2001, 4.3BSD.
SEE ALSOclose(2), opendir(3), readdir(3), rewinddir(3), scandir(3), seekdir(3), telldir(3)
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