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.\"
.\" $Id: rmobj.3,v 1.1 2000/07/27 16:59:03 alaffin Exp $
.\"
.\" Copyright (c) 2000 Silicon Graphics, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
.\"
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.TH RMOBJ 3 07/25/2000 "Linux Test Project"
.SH NAME
\fBrmobj\fR \- Remove a file, or a directory and all its subdirectories
.SH SYNOPSIS
\fBint rmobj(\fIobject\fB, \fIerrmsg\fB);
.br
char *\fIobject\fB;
.br
char **\fIerrmsg\fB;\fR
.br
.SH DESCRIPTION
The \fBrmobj\fR function will remove the specified object. If the
specified object is a directory, it will recursively remove the
directory and everything underneath it. \fBrmobj\fR assumes that it
has the necessary privilege to remove whatever was specified. If
\fBrmobj\fR encounters any problems, and \fIerrmsg\fR is not NULL,
\fIerrmsg\fR is set to point to a string explaining the error.
.SH RETURN VALUE
If \fBrmobj\fR encounters any problems, it will set \fIerrmsg\fR (if
it was not NULL) and return -1. Otherwise it will return 0.
.SH SEE ALSO
.\"\fBsects(1)\fR
.\".br
\fBrmdir(2)\fR
.br
\fBunlink(2)\fR

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