Talk:File descriptor

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Who says "file handle" is preferred in the context of C stdio? In MS Windows maybe, but the C standard never mentions "handle" in the context of FILE objects. All references to handles outside the context of MS Windows should be corrected. FILE* is not a handle, it's a pointer to an object that controls a stream. JonathanWakely (talk) 11:37, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

What is id for logging stream (C++'s clog)? 89.64.227.30 (talk) 20:47, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

opendir() probably doesn't belong here.[edit]

It returns a 'DIR*', not an 'int', so I don't understand why it's listed. (OTOH, fdopendir() does belong here, and it's indeed mentioned.) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 93.172.100.177 (talk) 07:14, 16 April 2014 (UTC)