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- Last Updated :21 Nov, 2017
The remove function in C/C++ can be used to delete a file. The function returns 0 if files is deleted successfully, other returns a non-zero value.
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"Unable to delete the file"
Using remove() function in C, we can write a program which can destroy itself after it is compiled and executed.
Explanation: This can be done using the remove function in C. Note that, this is done in Linux environment. So, the remove function is fed the first parameter in command line argument i.e. a.out file (executable file) created after compiling . Hence the program will be destroyed.
"By the time you will compile me I will be destroyed \n"
// array of pointers to command line arguments
// Note: argv will contain the executable file i.e. 'a.out'
// This code is contributed by MAZHAR IMAM KHAN.
By the time you will compile me I will be destroyed
After the output shown above, the a.out file will be removed.
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