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9.280 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:
PATHShall be of default CHARACTER type.
STATUS(Optional) Shall be of default INTEGER type.
See also:

LINK, SYMLNK