SHUTDOWN(3SOCKET) Sockets Library Functions SHUTDOWN(3SOCKET)


NAME


shutdown - shut down part of a full-duplex connection

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lsocket -lnsl [ library... ]
#include <sys/socket.h>

int shutdown(int s, int how);


DESCRIPTION


The shutdown() call shuts down all or part of a full-duplex connection on
the socket associated with s. If how is SHUT_RD, further receives are
disallowed. If how is SHUT_WR, further sends are disallowed. If how is
SHUT_RDWR, further sends and receives are disallowed.


The how values should be defined constants.

RETURN VALUES


0 is returned if the call succeeds.


-1 is returned if the call fails.

ERRORS


The call succeeds unless one of the following conditions exists:

EBADF
The s value is not a valid file descriptor.


ENOMEM
Insufficient user memory is available for the operation to
complete.


ENOSR
Insufficient STREAMS resources are available for the
operation to complete.


ENOTCONN
The specified socket is not connected.


ENOTSOCK
The s value is not a socket.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-----------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+---------------+-----------------+
|MT-Level | Safe |
+---------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


socket.h(3HEAD), connect(3SOCKET), socket(3SOCKET), attributes(7)


January 31, 2005 SHUTDOWN(3SOCKET)