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REMOVE(3)                  Library Functions Manual                  REMOVE(3)

NAME
     remove -- remove directory entry

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdio.h>&gt;

     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
     specified for the routines rmdir(2) or unlink(2).

SEE ALSO
     rmdir(2), unlink(2), symlink(7)

STANDARDS
     The remove() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'').

NetBSD 6.1.5                     June 4, 1993                     NetBSD 6.1.5