Nov 8, 2012

C Program to delete a file using remove function.

Write a C program to delete a specified file using remove function.
remove function deletes the specified file, where it takes file name as the argument and if file is successively deleted it returns 0 , other wise returns a non zero value.
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#include<stdio.h>
#include<string.h>
int main()
{
    char file_name[40];
    printf("Enter the file name with location:\n Example, c:\example.txt\n\n");
    gets(file_name);
    if(remove(file_name) != 0 )
    puts("Error deleting file\n\n");
    else
    puts("File successfully deleted\n\n");
    return 0;
}
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