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NAME

remove - remove directory entry

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Errors
See Also
Standards

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In 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


.Rv -std remove

ERRORS

The remove function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the routines lstat(2), rmdir(2) or unlink(2).

SEE ALSO

rmdir(2), unlink(2)

STANDARDS


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