delete file from zip archive

libzip (-lzip)

#include <zip.h>

zip_delete(zip_t *archive, zip_uint64_t index);

The file at position index in the zip archive archive is marked as deleted.

Upon successful completion 0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned and the error code in archive is set to indicate the error.

zip_delete() fails if:
index is not a valid file index in archive.

libzip(3), zip_unchange(3)

zip_delete() was added in libzip 0.6. In libzip 0.10 the type of index was changed from int to zip_uint64_t.

Dieter Baron <> and Thomas Klausner <>