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15     <refnamediv>
16         <refname>mdelete</refname>
17         <refpurpose>deletes file(s)</refpurpose>
18     </refnamediv>
19     <refsynopsisdiv>
20         <title>Calling Sequence</title>
21         <synopsis>mdelete(filename)</synopsis>
22     </refsynopsisdiv>
23     <refsection>
24         <title>Arguments</title>
25         <variablelist>
26             <varlistentry>
27                 <term>filename</term>
28                 <listitem>
29                     <para>
30                         a character string: the pathname of the file(s) to delete.
31                     </para>
32                 </listitem>
33             </varlistentry>
34         </variablelist>
35     </refsection>
36     <refsection>
37         <title>Description</title>
38         <para>
39             <function>mdelete</function> may be used to delete a file or a set of files if
40             <varname>filename</varname> contains meta-characters.
41         </para>
42         <para>
43             <caution>
44                 Note that <function>mdelete</function> does not ask for confirmation
45                 when you enter the delete command.
46                 To avoid accidentally losing files, make sure that you have
47                 accurately specified the items you want deleted.
48             </caution>
49         </para>
50     </refsection>
51     <refsection>
52         <title>Examples</title>
53         <programlisting role="example"><![CDATA[
54 r = mputl('I am a dummy String', TMPDIR+'/dummyFile.dummy');
55 mdelete(TMPDIR+"/dummyFile.dummy");
56  ]]></programlisting>
57     </refsection>
58     
59     <refsection role="see also">
60         <title>See Also</title>
61         <simplelist type="inline">
62             <member>
63                 <link linkend="mopen">mopen</link>
64             </member>
65             <member>
66                 <link linkend="mclose">mclose</link>
67             </member>
68             <member>
69                 <link linkend="meof">meof</link>
70             </member>
71             <member>
72                 <link linkend="mfprintf">mfprintf</link>
73             </member>
74             <member>
75                 <link linkend="fprintfMat">fprintfMat</link>
76             </member>
77             <member>
78                 <link linkend="mfscanf">mfscanf</link>
79             </member>
80             <member>
81                 <link linkend="fscanfMat">fscanfMat</link>
82             </member>
83             <member>
84                 <link linkend="mget">mget</link>
85             </member>
86             <member>
87                 <link linkend="mgetstr">mgetstr</link>
88             </member>
89             <member>
90                 <link linkend="mprintf">mprintf</link>
91             </member>
92             <member>
93                 <link linkend="mput">mput</link>
94             </member>
95             <member>
96                 <link linkend="mputstr">mputstr</link>
97             </member>
98             <member>
99                 <link linkend="mscanf">mscanf</link>
100             </member>
101             <member>
102                 <link linkend="mseek">mseek</link>
103             </member>
104             <member>
105                 <link linkend="mtell">mtell</link>
106             </member>
107         </simplelist>
108     </refsection>
109 </refentry>