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RENAME(3F)                                                          RENAME(3F)



NAME
       rename - rename a file

SYNOPSIS
       integer function rename (from, to)
       character*(*) from, to

DESCRIPTION
       From  must be the pathname of an existing file.  To will become the new
       pathname for the file.  If to exists, then both from and to must be the
       same  type  of  file,  and  must  reside on the same filesystem.  If to
       exists, it will be removed first.

       The returned value will be 0 if successful; a system error code  other-
       wise.

FILES
       /usr/lib/libU77.a

SEE ALSO
       rename(2), perror(3F)

BUGS
       Pathnames can be no longer than MAXPATHLEN as defined in <sys/param.h>.



4th Berkeley Distribution        18 July 1983                       RENAME(3F)