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File : remove( ) method

Deletes the file physically on the disk.

Return value

Returns true if the operation succeeded or false otherwise (in case of an opened file for example).

Example


local file = sys.File("text.txt"):open("write")
file:writeln("Lorem ipsum")

-- output false : file is open and cannot be removed
print(file:remove())