getdirentries(3) -- Linux man page
NAMEgetdirentries - get directory entries in a filesystem independent format
SYNOPSIS#define _BSD_SOURCE or #define _SVID_SOURCE
DESCRIPTIONRead directory entries from the directory specified by fd into buf. At most nbytes are read. Reading starts at offset *basep, and *basep is updated with the new position after reading.
RETURN VALUEgetdirentries returns the number of bytes read or zero when at the end of the directory. If an error occurs, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.
ERRORSSee the Linux library source code for details.
SEE ALSOopen(2), lseek(2)