Synopsis

#include <dirent.h>

int closedir(DIR *dirp);

Status

Partially implemented

Conformance

IEEE Std 1003.1-2017

Description

The closedir() function shall close the directory stream referred to by the argument dirp. Upon return, the value of dirp may no longer point to an accessible object of the type DIR. If a file descriptor is used to implement type DIR, that file descriptor shall be closed.

Return value

Upon successful completion, closedir() shall return 0, otherwise, -1 shall be returned and errno set to indicate the error.

Errors

The closedir() function may fail if:

  • EBADF - The dirp argument does not refer to an open directory stream.

  • EINTR - The closedir() function was interrupted by a signal.

Tests

Untested

Known bugs

None

See Also

  1. Standard library functions
  2. Table of Contents