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FERROR

Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
2014-01-15
 

NAME

clearerr, feof, ferror, fileno - check and reset stream status  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdio.h>

void clearerr(FILE *stream);

int feof(FILE *stream);

int ferror(FILE *stream);

int fileno(FILE *stream);

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

fileno(): _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 1 || _XOPEN_SOURCE || _POSIX_SOURCE  

DESCRIPTION

The function clearerr() clears the end-of-file and error indicators for the stream pointed to by stream.

The function feof() tests the end-of-file indicator for the stream pointed to by stream, returning nonzero if it is set. The end-of-file indicator can be cleared only by the function clearerr().

The function ferror() tests the error indicator for the stream pointed to by stream, returning nonzero if it is set. The error indicator can be reset only by the clearerr() function.

The function fileno() examines the argument stream and returns its integer descriptor.

For nonlocking counterparts, see unlocked_stdio(3).  

ERRORS

These functions should not fail and do not set the external variable errno. (However, in case fileno() detects that its argument is not a valid stream, it must return -1 and set errno to EBADF.)  

ATTRIBUTES

 

Multithreading (see pthreads(7))

The clearerr(), feof(), ferror(), and fileno() functions are thread-safe.  

CONFORMING TO

The functions clearerr(), feof(), and ferror() conform to C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001, and POSIX.1-2008.

The function fileno() conforms to POSIX.1-2001 and POSIX.1-2008.  

SEE ALSO

open(2), fdopen(3), stdio(3), unlocked_stdio(3)  

COLOPHON

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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
Multithreading (see pthreads(7))
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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