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CLOSEFROM(2) System Calls Manual CLOSEFROM(2)

NAME

closefrom
delete open file descriptors

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h>

void
closefrom(int lowfd);

DESCRIPTION

The closefrom() system call deletes all open file descriptors greater than or equal to lowfd from the per-process object reference table. Any errors encountered while closing file descriptors are ignored.

SEE ALSO

close(2)

HISTORY

The closefrom() function first appeared in FreeBSD 8.0.
June 12, 2009 Linux 4.19.0-6-amd64