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NAME

       telldir - return current location in directory stream

SYNOPSIS

       #include <dirent.h>

       off_t telldir(DIR *dir);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       telldir(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

       The telldir() function returns the current location associated with the
       directory stream dir.

RETURN VALUE

       On success, the telldir() function returns the current location in  the
       directory  stream.   On  error,  -1  is  returned,  and  errno  is  set
       appropriately.

ERRORS

       EBADF  Invalid directory stream descriptor dir.

CONFORMING TO

       4.3BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO

       closedir(3),   opendir(3),   readdir(3),   rewinddir(3),    scandir(3),
       seekdir(3)

COLOPHON

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                                  2007-07-26                        TELLDIR(3)