C Language: clearerr function(Clear Stream Error)

In the C Programming Language, the clearerr function clears the error and end-of-file indicators for the stream pointed to by stream.


The syntax for the clearerr function in the C Language is:

void clearerr(FILE *stream);

Parameters or Arguments


The stream whose error and end-of-file indicators are to be cleared.


The clearerr function does not return anything.

Required Header

In the C Language, the required header for the clearerr function is:

#include <stdio.h>

Applies To

In the C Language, the clearerr function can be used in the following versions:

  • ANSI/ISO 9899-1990

stdio.h Functions