Waits for a new command processor and closes the stream on the associated pipe.
This API cannot be used in applications that execute in the Windows Runtime. For more information, see CRT functions not supported in Universal Windows Platform apps.
int _pclose( FILE *stream );
Return value from the previous call to
Returns the exit status of the terminating command processor, or -1 if an error occurs. The format of the return value is the same as for
_cwait, except the low-order and high-order bytes are swapped. If stream is
EINVAL and returns -1.
For information about these and other error codes, see
_pclose function looks up the process ID of the command processor (Cmd.exe) started by the associated
_popen call, executes a
_cwait call on the new command processor, and closes the stream on the associated pipe.
By default, this function's global state is scoped to the application. To change this behavior, see Global state in the CRT.
For more compatibility information, see Compatibility.
All versions of the C run-time libraries.