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Removes temporary files.

int _rmtmp( void );

Return Value

_rmtmp returns the number of temporary files closed and deleted.


The _rmtmp function cleans up all temporary files in the current directory. The function removes only those files created by tmpfile; use it only in the same directory in which the temporary files were created.


Routine Required header Compatibility
_rmtmp <stdio.h> Win 98, Win Me, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP

For additional compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.


All versions of the C run-time libraries.


See the example for tmpfile.

See Also

Stream I/O Routines | _flushall | tmpfile | tmpnam | Run-Time Routines and .NET Framework Equivalents