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posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np(3C)

Name

posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np - add closefrom action to spawn file actions object

Synopsis

#include <spawn.h>

int posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np(
     posix_spawn_file_actions_t *file_actions, int lowfildes);

Description

The posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np() function adds a closefrom action to the object referenced by file_actions that causes all open file descriptors greater than or equal to lowfildes to be closed when a new process is spawned using this file actions object (see closefrom(3C)).

A spawn file actions object is as defined in posix_spawn_file_actions_addclose(3C).

Return Values

Upon successful completion, the posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np() function returns 0. Otherwise, an error number is returned to indicate the error.

Errors

The posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np() function will fail if:

EBADF

The value specified by lowfildes is negative.

The posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np() function may fail if:

EINVAL

The value specified by file_actions is invalid.

ENOMEM

Insufficient memory exists to add to the spawn file actions object.

Attributes

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
MT-Safe

See Also

close(2), closefrom(3C), posix_spawn(3C), posix_spawn_file_actions_addclose(3C), attributes(5)