Function glib::unlink

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pub fn unlink(filename: impl AsRef<Path>) -> i32
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A wrapper for the POSIX unlink() function. The unlink() function deletes a name from the filesystem. If this was the last link to the file and no processes have it opened, the diskspace occupied by the file is freed.

See your C library manual for more details about unlink(). Note that on Windows, it is in general not possible to delete files that are open to some process, or mapped into memory.


a pathname in the GLib file name encoding (UTF-8 on Windows)


0 if the name was successfully deleted, -1 if an error occurred