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#include <iconv.h> int iconv_close(iconv_t cd);
The iconv_close() function shall deallocate the conversion descriptor cd and all other associated resources allocated by iconv_open().
If a file descriptor is used to implement the type iconv_t, that file descriptor shall be closed.
Upon successful completion, 0 shall be returned; otherwise, -1 shall be returned and errno set to indicate the error.
The iconv_close() function may fail if:
The conversion descriptor is invalid.
The following sections are informative.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2017, <iconv.h>
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iconv(3p), iconv.h(0p), iconv_open(3p).