A wrapper for the POSIX
unlink() function. The
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.
Available since: 2.6
A pathname in the GLib file name encoding (UTF-8 on Windows)
The data is owned by the caller of the function. The value is a file system path, using the OS encoding.