FPURGE

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NAME

fpurge - flush a stream  

LIBRARY

Lb libbsd  

SYNOPSIS

In stdio.h (See libbsd(7) for include usage.) Ft int Fn fpurge FILE *stream  

DESCRIPTION

The function Fn fpurge erases any input or output buffered in the given Fa stream . For output streams this discards any unwritten output. For input streams this discards any input read from the underlying object but not yet obtained via getc(3); this includes any text pushed back via ungetc(3).  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion 0 is returned. Otherwise, EOF is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.  

ERRORS

Bq Er EBADF
Fa stream is not an open stream.

 

SEE ALSO

fclose(3), fopen(3), setvbuf(3)  

HISTORY

The Fn fpurge function first appeared in BSD 4.4 Lite


 

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