Closes a stream (fclose) or closes all open streams (_fcloseall).
int fclose( FILE *stream ); int _fcloseall( void );
- Pointer to FILE structure.
fclose returns 0 if the stream is successfully closed. _fcloseall returns the total number of streams closed. Both functions return EOF to indicate an error.
The fclose function closes stream. _fcloseall closes all open streams except stdin, stdout, stderr (and, in MS-DOS, _stdaux and _stdprn). It also closes and deletes any temporary files created by tmpfile. In both functions, all buffers associated with the stream are flushed prior to closing. System-allocated buffers are released when the stream is closed. Buffers assigned by the user with setbuf and setvbuf are not automatically released.
|fclose||<stdio.h>||ANSI, Win 98, Win Me, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP|
|_fcloseall||<stdio.h>||ANSI, Win 98, Win Me, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP|
For additional compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.
All versions of the C run-time libraries.
See the example for fopen.