REMOVE(3)               NetBSD Library Functions Manual              REMOVE(3)

NAME
     remove -- remove directory entry

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

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), symlink(7)

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

NetBSD 6.0                       June 4, 1993                       NetBSD 6.0

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