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shutdown() - Unix, Linux System Call
shutdown - shut down part of a full-duplex connection
int shutdown(int s, int how);
shutdown() call causes all or part of a full-duplex connection on the socket
s to be shut down. If
SHUT_RD, further receptions will be disallowed. If
SHUT_WR, further transmissions will be disallowed. If
SHUT_RDWR, further receptions and transmissions will be disallowed.
On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and
errno is set appropriately.
s is not a valid descriptor.
The specified socket is not connected.
s is a file, not a socket.
The constants SHUT_RD, SHUT_WR, SHUT_RDWR have the value 0, 1, 2,
respectively, and are defined in
<sys/socket.h> since glibc-2.1.91.
POSIX.1-2001, 4.4BSD (the
shutdown() function call first appeared in 4.2BSD).