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#include <net/if.h> void if_freenameindex(struct if_nameindex *ptr);
The if_freenameindex() function shall free the memory allocated by if_nameindex(). The ptr argument shall be a pointer that was returned by if_nameindex(). After if_freenameindex() has been called, the application shall not use the array of which ptr is the address.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
getsockopt(), if_indextoname(), if_nameindex(), if_nametoindex(), setsockopt()
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, <net_if.h>
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if_indextoname(3p), if_nameindex(3p), if_nametoindex(3p), net_if.h(0p).