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closefrom(3bsd) 3bsd closefrom(3bsd)

NAME

closefromdelete open file descriptors

LIBRARY

library “libbsd”

SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h> (See libbsd(7) for include usage.)
void
closefrom(int lowfd);

DESCRIPTION

The () 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 6.4.0-150600.23.14-default