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VOP_RMDIR(9FREEBSD) - man page online | system kernel interfaces

Remove a file or directory.

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July 24, 1996
VOP_REMOVE(9)                     BSD Kernel Developer's Manual                     VOP_REMOVE(9)

NAME

VOP_REMOVE, VOP_RMDIR — remove a file or directory

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/param.h> #include <sys/vnode.h> int VOP_REMOVE(struct vnode *dvp, struct vnode *vp, struct componentname *cnp); int VOP_RMDIR(struct vnode *dvp, struct vnode *vp, struct componentname *cnp);

DESCRIPTION

These entry points remove files and directories respectively. The arguments are: dvp The vnode of the directory. vp The vnode of the file to be removed. cnp Pathname information about the file.

LOCKS

Both dvp and vp should be locked on entry and remain locked on return.

RETURN VALUES

Zero is returned on success, otherwise an error code is returned.

ERRORS

[EPERM] The file is immutable. [ENOTEMPTY] An attempt was made to remove a directory which is not empty.

SEE ALSO

vnode(9), VOP_LOOKUP(9)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
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refer to vnode(9freebsd) | VOP_LOOKUP(9freebsd) | VOP_REMOVE(9freebsd)