Unformatted text preview: RETURN VALUE fread and fwrite return the number of items successfully read or written (i.e., not the number of charac-ters). If an error occurs, or the end-of-file is reached, the return value is a short item count (or zero). fread does not distinguish between end-of-file and error, and callers must use feof (3) and ferror (3) to determine which occurred. CONFORMING TO The functions fread and fwrite conform to ANSI X3.159-1989 (‘‘ANSI C’’). SEE ALSO read (2), write (2), feof (3), ferror (3), unlocked_stdio (3) BSD MANPAG E 1 996-05-17 1...
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