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_getmaxstdio 

Returns the number of simultaneously open files permitted at the stream I/O level.


int _getmaxstdio( void );

Returns a number that represents the number of simultaneously open files currently permitted at the stdio level.

Use _setmaxstdio to configure the number of simultaneously open files permitted at the stdio level.

Routine Required header Compatibility

_getmaxstdio

<stdio.h>

Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003

For more compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.

// crt_setmaxstdio.c
// The program retrieves the maximum number
// of open files and prints the results
// to the console.

#include <stdio.h>

int main()
{
   printf( "%d\n", _getmaxstdio());

   _setmaxstdio(2048);

   printf( "%d\n", _getmaxstdio());
}

Output

512
2048

Not applicable. To call the standard C function, use PInvoke. For more information, see Platform Invoke Examples.

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