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8.204 RENAME — Rename a file

Description:
Renames a file from file PATH1 to PATH2. A null character (CHAR(0)) can be used to mark the end of the names in PATH1 and PATH2; otherwise, trailing blanks in the file names are ignored. If the STATUS argument is supplied, it contains 0 on success or a nonzero error code upon return; see rename(2).

This intrinsic is provided in both subroutine and function forms; however, only one form can be used in any given program unit.

Standard:
GNU extension
Class:
Subroutine, function
Syntax:

CALL RENAME(PATH1, PATH2 [, STATUS])
STATUS = RENAME(PATH1, PATH2)

Arguments:

PATH1 Shall be of default CHARACTER type.
PATH2 Shall be of default CHARACTER type.
STATUS (Optional) Shall be of default INTEGER type.

See also:
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