Method Stdio.File()->close()

Method close

int close()
int close(string direction)


Close the file. Optionally, specify "r", "w" or "rw" to close just the read, just the write or both read and write directions of the file respectively.

An exception is thrown if an I/O error occurs.


Nonzero is returned if the file wasn't open in the specified direction, zero otherwise.


This function will not call the close_callback.

See also

open, open_socket