Not able to delete file using pig

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I am trying to delete a file using pig using this command:

rmf /hduser/Pro-data/jan19.csv

But I am getting this error:

org.apache.pig.impl.logicalLayer.FrontendException: ERROR 1000: Error during parsing. Syntax error, unexpected symbol at or near 'rmf'
Feb 3, 2019 in Big Data Hadoop by Janan
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rmf is a hadoop file system command and you are trying to use it in pig. Pig does not support hadoop commands. To delete file using pig, you can use the following command:

delete.File(/path/to/file)
answered Feb 3, 2019 by Omkar
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