iconv_close - Man Page

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

On success, iconv_close() returns 0; otherwise, it returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error.


This function is available in glibc since version 2.1.


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

iconv_close()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

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

See Also

iconv(3), iconv_open(3)


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Referenced By

iconv(3), iconv_open(3).

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