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



NAME
       telldir - return current location in directory stream

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

       off_t telldir(DIR *dir);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       telldir(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION
       The telldir() function returns the current location associated with the
       directory stream dir.

RETURN VALUE
       On success, the telldir() function returns the current location in  the
       directory stream.  On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropri-
       ately.

ERRORS
       EBADF  Invalid directory stream descriptor dir.

CONFORMING TO
       4.3BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       closedir(3),   opendir(3),   readdir(3),   rewinddir(3),    scandir(3),
       seekdir(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/.



                                  2007-07-26                        TELLDIR(3)