iconv_close man page

iconv_close — deallocate descriptor for character set conversion


#include <iconv.h>

int iconv_close(iconv_t cd);


The iconv_close() function deallocates a conversion descriptor cd previously allocated using iconv_open(3).

Return Value

When successful, the iconv_close() function returns 0. In case of error, it sets errno and returns -1.


This function is available in glibc since version 2.1.


For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
iconv_close() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, SUSv2.

See Also

iconv(3), iconv_open(3)


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Referenced By

explain(1), explain(3), explain_iconv_close(3), explain_iconv_close_or_die(3), iconv(3), iconv_open(3).

2015-08-08 GNU Linux Programmer's Manual