MirOS Manual: remove(3)

REMOVE(3)                  BSD Programmer's Manual                   REMOVE(3)

NAME

     remove - remove a file or directory

SYNOPSIS

     #include <stdio.h>

     int
     remove(const char *path);

DESCRIPTION

     The remove() function removes the file or directory specified by path.

     If path specifies a directory, remove(path) is the equivalent of
     rmdir(path). Otherwise, it is the equivalent of unlink(path).

RETURN VALUES

     Upon successful completion, remove() returns 0. Otherwise, -1 is returned
     and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

     The remove() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors speci-
     fied for the routines rmdir(2) or unlink(2).

SEE ALSO

     rmdir(2), unlink(2)

STANDARDS

     The remove() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 ("ANSI C") and X/Open
     Portability Guide Issue 4.2 ("XPG4.2").

MirOS BSD #10-current          October 7, 1997                               1

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