pragma deleteinstance

The pragma deleteinstance command deletes an existing instance of a class from the repository.

The following describes the syntax for this command:

#pragma deleteinstance("InstanceId", [Flag])

InstanceId is a unique identifier of the instance the MOF compiler deletes from the current namespace.

[Flag] must be one of the following arguments.

Flag Description
fail Causes the MOF compiler to quit with an error message if the class does not already exist in the repository.
nofail Causes the MOF compiler to continue even if the class does not already exist.


The following example shows how to use this command.

#pragma deleteinstance(


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client
Windows Vista
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008

See also

Preprocessor Commands