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posix::basic_descriptor::close (2 of 2 overloads)

Close the descriptor.

void close(
    boost::system::error_code & ec);

This function is used to close the descriptor. Any asynchronous read or write operations will be cancelled immediately, and will complete with the boost::asio::error::operation_aborted error.



Set to indicate what error occurred, if any. Note that, even if the function indicates an error, the underlying descriptor is closed.