en:docs:fapi:dosrmdir

DosRmDir

This call removes a subdirectory from the specified disk.

Syntax
DosRmDir (DirName, Reserved)
Parameters
  • DirName (PSZ) - input : Address of the fully qualified path name of the subdirectory being removed.
  • Reserved (ULONG) - input : Reserved must be set to zero.
Return Code
rc (USHORT) - return

Return code descriptions are:

  • 0 NO_ERROR
  • 2 ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND
  • 3 ERROR_PATH_NOT_FOUND
  • 5 ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED
  • 16 ERROR_CURRENT_DIRECTORY
  • 26 ERROR_NOT_DOS_DISK
  • 87 ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER
  • 108 ERROR_DRIVE_LOCKED
  • 206 ERROR_FILENAME_EXCED_RANGE
Remarks

The subdirectory must be empty, which means it cannot contain hidden files or directory entries other than the “.” and “..” entries. Files can be deleted with DosDelete.

The root directory and current directory cannot be removed.

Example Code

C Binding

#define INCL_DOSFILEMGR

USHORT  rc = DosRmDir(DirName, Reserved);

PSZ              DirName;       /* Directory name string */
ULONG            0;             /* Reserved (must be zero) */

USHORT           rc;            /* return code */

MASM Binding

EXTRN  DosRmDir:FAR
INCL_DOSFILEMGR     EQU 1

PUSH@  ASCIIZ  DirName       ;Directory name string
PUSH   DWORD   0             ;Reserved (must be zero)
CALL   DosRmDir

Returns WORD

Note


en/docs/fapi/dosrmdir.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/02 04:00 by prokushev