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9.266 UNLINK — Remove a file from the file system

Description:
Unlinks the file PATH. A null character (CHAR(0)) can be used to mark the end of the name in PATH; otherwise, trailing blanks in the file name are ignored. If the STATUS argument is supplied, it contains 0 on success or a nonzero error code upon return; see unlink(2).

This intrinsic is provided in both subroutine and function forms; however, only one form can be used in any given program unit.

Standard:
GNU extension
Class:
Subroutine, function
Syntax:

CALL UNLINK(PATH [, STATUS])
STATUS = UNLINK(PATH)

Arguments:

PATH Shall be of default CHARACTER type.
STATUS (Optional) Shall be of default INTEGER type.

See also:
LINK, SYMLNK