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remove

Section: Standard C Library Functions (3C)
Updated: 14 Aug 2002
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NAME

remove - remove file  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdio.h>

int remove(const char *path);  

DESCRIPTION

The remove() function causes the file or empty directory whose name is the string pointed to by path to be no longer accessible by that name. A subsequent attempt to open that file using that name will fail, unless the file is created anew.

For files, remove() is identical to unlink(). For directories, remove() is identical to rmdir().

See rmdir(2) and unlink(2) for a detailed list of failure conditions.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, remove() returns 0. Otherwise, it returns -1 and sets errno to indicate an error.  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelMT-Safe

 

SEE ALSO

rmdir(2), unlink(2), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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