pclose()

Close a pipe

Synopsis:

#include <stdio.h>

int pclose( FILE* stream );

Since:

BlackBerry 10.0.0

Arguments:

stream
The stream pointer for the pipe that you want to close, that you obtained by calling popen().

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

This function is in libc.a, but not in libc.so (in order to save space).

Description:

The pclose() function closes the pipe associated with stream, and waits for the subprocess created by popen() to terminate.

Returns:

The termination status of the command language interpreter, or -1 if an error occurred ( errno is set).

Errors:

EINTR
The pclose() function was interrupted by a signal while waiting for the child process to terminate.
ECHILD
The pclose() function was unable to obtain the termination status of the child process.

Examples:

See popen().

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Safety:  
Cancellation point Yes
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler No
Thread No

Last modified: 2014-06-24



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