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REMOVE(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		     REMOVE(3)

NAME
     removeremove 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
     The remove() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the
     value -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 lstat(2), rmdir(2) or unlink(2).

SEE ALSO
     rmdir(2), unlink(2)

STANDARDS
     The remove() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (“ISO C90”) and
     X/Open Portability Guide Issue 4, Version 2 (“XPG4.2”).

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD
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