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remove.c
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00001 /* ANSI C `remove' function to delete a file or directory.  POSIX.1 version.
00002    Copyright (C) 1995,96,97,2002,2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
00003    This file is part of the GNU C Library.
00004 
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00009 
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00019 
00020 #include <errno.h>
00021 #include <stdio.h>
00022 #include <unistd.h>
00023 
00024 int
00025 remove (file)
00026      const char *file;
00027 {
00028   /* First try to unlink since this is more frequently the necessary action. */
00029   if (__unlink (file) != 0
00030       /* If it is indeed a directory...  */
00031       && (errno != EISDIR
00032          /* ...try to remove it.  */
00033          || __rmdir (file) != 0))
00034     /* Cannot remove the object for whatever reason.  */
00035     return -1;
00036 
00037   return 0;
00038 }
00039 libc_hidden_def (remove)