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

NAME
       closedir - close a directory

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/types.h>

       #include <dirent.h>

       int closedir(DIR *dir);

DESCRIPTION
       The  closedir() function closes the directory stream asso-
       ciated with dir.  The directory stream descriptor  dir  is
       not available after this call.

RETURN VALUE
       The  closedir()  function  returns  0  on success or -1 on
       failure.

ERRORS
       EBADF  Invalid directory stream descriptor dir.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO
       close(2),    opendir(3),     readdir(3),     rewinddir(3),
       seekdir(3), telldir(3), scandir(3)

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