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shutdown

Section: X/Open Networking Services Library Functions (3XNET)
Updated: 10 Jun 2002
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NAME

shutdown - shut down socket send and receive operations  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lxnet [ library ... ]
#include <sys/socket.h> 

int shutdown(int socket, int how);  

DESCRIPTION

The shutdown() function disables subsequent send() and receive() operations on a socket, depending on the value of the how argument.  

PARAMETERS

how Specifies the type of shutdown. The values are as follows:

SHUT_RD Disables further receive operations.

SHUT_WR Disables further send operations.

SHUT_RDWR Disables further send and receive operations.

socket Specifies the file descriptor of the socket.

 

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, shutdown() returns 0. Otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error.  

ERRORS

The shutdown() function will fail if:

EBADF The socket argument is not a valid file descriptor.

EINVAL The how argument is invalid.

ENOTCONN The socket is not connected.

ENOTSOCK The socket argument does not refer to a socket.

The shutdown() function may fail if:

ENOBUFS Insufficient resources were available in the system to perform the operation.

ENOSR There were insufficient STREAMS resources available for the operation to complete.

 

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelMT-Safe

 

SEE ALSO

getsockopt(3XNET), recv(3XNET), recvfrom(3XNET), recvmsg(3XNET), select(3C), send(3XNET), sendto(3XNET), setsockopt(3XNET), socket(3XNET), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
PARAMETERS
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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