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



NAME
       closedir - close a directory

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;sys/types.h>&gt;

       #include <&lt;dirent.h>&gt;

       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)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



                                  1995-06-11                       CLOSEDIR(3)