[Tutor] How do I recursively remove the contents of a directory??

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Fri Oct 21 10:10:21 CEST 2005

>If I have a directory /u01/qa/logs and the logs has a number of children
> directories and I want to remove everything in logs and logs itself, is

os.system('rm -rf  %s ' % logpath)

Sometimes its easier to use the OS directly!

If you were selectively deleting files it would be different but for 
the sledgehammer case I'd pobably just go with rm...

Alan g

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