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david allen
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I would like to be able to delete a directory even though the directory has sub directories.
The delete() function does not do this.
Are there any alternatives.
thank you david
 
jason adam
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If you aren't talking about a large number of children, then a simple iteration through them would be pretty easy enough to do.
What system are you working on? If it's Unix, you could always use Runtime.exec to do a rm -r *giggles as all Unix sys. admins start flailing their arms about*
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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