Standard library function to remove folder with files and subfolders?

Philip Semanchuk philip at semanchuk.com
Sat Sep 18 23:36:49 CEST 2010


On Sep 18, 2010, at 5:24 PM, python at bdurham.com wrote:

> Is there a standard library function to remove a folder that may
> contain files and subfolders? Or must I write a function that
> walks my folder's children and deletes all files/subfolders
> first, and then call os.removedirs()?

In Python 2.x:
shutil.rmtree()

Might have moved in Python 3.x.

HTH
Philip



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